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Tidbits and notes posted on FB and Twitter. Part 228

Note: I take notes of books I read and comment on events and edit sentences that fit my style. I pay attention to researched documentaries and serious links I receive. The page of backlog opinions and events is long and growing like crazy, and the sections I post contains a month-old events that are worth refreshing your memory

“Satisfy the stomach, and abiding by customs and traditions would follow“.  The immigrants with delicious cuisine constitute tight family communities, and barely diverted from the guidelines of visiting frequently and sharing in the frequent festivities.

Immigrants are brought up to know a lot of geography and history.   Learning more than two languages was a must and communication is not a major problem.

Archaeologists have only traced the history of the pillow back about as far as the ancient civilizations of Mesopotamia—about 7,000 BC—but a survey of primates shows our closest relatives build elaborate nests where they can lay their heads.

Scientists have made a number of discoveries about the pillow-like nests assembled by our closest mammalian relatives. The great apes—including gorillas, orangutans, chimps, and bonobos—all build cozy sleeping platforms, while large monkeys and baboons do not.

Anthropologist David Samson, “big brains need big pillows.”

Pillow talk in bed:,“examining the effect of sexual priming on self-disclosure.”

 “We discovered that by every measure of sleep quality, orangutans are the ‘better’ sleepers; that is, compared to baboons. Orangutan sleep is deeper, longer in duration, and less fragmented,” anthropologist David Samson of Duke University told the BBC.

Comment domestiquer les decisions des puissance des pays coloniaux par l”ONU/UN? Par attacher les institutions financieres (World Bank and IMF) a l’ ONU, et que L’Assembler Generale decident par vote des allocutions des creance aux pays sous-developes

“Le development economique est un outil de prevention des conflits”? La question est: Quel sorte de development et par qui?

Si l’Assemble Generale de UN est la caisse de resonnance des problemes mondiales, le coeur cache’ du reacteur, les institutions financieres mondiales (World Bank and IMF) ne lui sont pas attaches. Toujours a mendie’ les pays coloniaux

John Stewart Kenneth wrote:

1. 61% of the US “Arabs” earned the highest university degrees versus 30% of the average US citizens. The Arab citizens are mainly Lebanese (40%), Syrians (12.3%), Egyptians (12%), Palestinians (6%), Iraqis, North Africans (or 60% are from the Near East States)… earned the highest university degrees versus 30% of the average US citizens

2. The average “Arab” in the US earn $54,000 versus $43,000

3. 57% of the “Arabs” in the US own single family homes versus 43% of the average ratio.

4. The Arabs in the US hold the highest posts and the most private businesses than the other US minorities, including European, Japanese, and Chinese.

The most educated and well-to-do among immigrants from the Near-East went to Palestine, and on to Egypt at the turn of the century, where they were the vanguard in creating daily presses, translating scientific research and the newer technologies,  and disseminating the notion of freedom of expressions and promoting the values of Western Europe in matters of democracy, republic, equality, constitutional political systems, and justice to all under the law…




March 2023

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