Author: Moe Safadieh

I deny the Paris Agreement, not climate change

The Paris Agreement is the current hot topic of all media. After President Trump’s withdrawal from the agreement, news sources covered all the negative opinions on his actions. A coalition was formed between Washington, California and New York that opposes Trump’s decision and the French President openly mocked his slogan saying “Make our planet great again.” Before voicing my opinion on…

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4.1 miles

It’s only 4.1 miles from Lesbos to Turkey. A short distance. People run 4.1 miles as a warm up. But over 226 refugees have died so far in 2017 trying to cross the Mediterranean. Living through the hardships of our daily lives, we tend to forgot the struggles of those continually trying to escape war zones.…

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Mankoushé

Two nights before my birthday, I stand in front of my neighborhood bakery, waiting impatiently to order a mankoushé. A lady, old in age, interrupts my way. She is telling the baker a story about how she almost got hit in the head. “Praise be to Allah for your safety!” replied the baker. Sick of the waiting,…

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Einstein on Socialism

I honor Lenin as a man who completely sacrificed himself and devoted all his energy to the realization of social justice. I do not consider his methods practical, but one thing is certain: men of his type are the guardians and restorers of humanity. Einstein and the Generations of Science. Lewis Samuel Feuerl. p.25 Albert…

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Marxism and Women

I decided to look at the status of women in a socialist society. I was inspired by an article written by the late Max Edwards on the same subject. I think he did a great job comparing the Marxist and feminist ideologies and how they go hand by hand and although I do agree with him, I decided…

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Trotsky on Trump

A few days ago I was browsing reddit and I stumble upon a post claiming that Leon Trotsky’s assessment of Adolf Hitler seems to fit Donald Trump. I was not really surprised as many people have already made the comparison but I decided to actually take a look at the essay and look at the similarities myself.…

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I lost my virginity to the US

I lost my virginity to the United States. You read the title and you probably thought that there is something wrong with me. Why would I write about my sexual virginity? Why would I write about sex at all on my personal blog? Isn’t this the kind of stuff that you keep off the Internet…

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15/2/16 – Very sciency day

So I received an email two weeks ago from Dr. Nicole Herbots, a professor at ASU whom I was working with, asking me if I could attend two lab sessions as a visitor. I hesitated at first because every time I remembered her research, long and boring papers would come to mind along with complex formulas…

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On my philosophical positions

Please note I am in no way claiming to be a philosopher or to fully understand all the terms and ideas mentioned below. I will probably butcher a few terms here and there, and some statements and definitions will make you cringe. If you find any mistakes in what I have written then I beg…

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