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Hermann Hesse’s Siddhartha

This book was recommended by my friend Axinia. Siddhartha is a German novel written by the Nobel Prize winning writer Hermann Hesse. The German-turned-Swiss author’s book was first published in 1922. Herman Hesse’s Siddhartha . . . I read the … Continue reading

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The expansionist meme

Axinia tagged me for this meme. I don’t like doing memes, but I have decided to do it as I don’t want to disappoint her. I’m not tagging anyone, though. One religious work from a non-familiar tradition you’ll read: I … Continue reading

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A poll for Earthlings – 1

This post was inspired by a similar one on a friend’s blog. I would like to find out the likes and dislikes of my readers, so please answer the following questions: Planets . . . Image: http://www.aerospaceweb.org 1.Which of the … Continue reading

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Orhan Pamuk: a true hero of our times!

The first Turkish national who comes to my mind is Orhan Pamuk. I think he is the greatest Turk of the present age and one of the greatest Turks of all time! Yes, this post is about Ferit Orhan Pamuk, … Continue reading

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