The world has seen many civilisations rise and even more civilisations vanish. From ruling vast territories, advancing scientifically and adding to what we call art and culture, they went on to become merely footnotes of history. Though we might not always appreciate it, their legacies remain, to this day, the building blocks of present and … Continue reading Sex and Civilisations
To what extent are our personalities and lifestyles original and authentic in the age of corporatocracy, in which the new media ecosystem constitutes the very back-bone of it? The term ‘new media’ initially emerged to capture a sense that quite rapidly from the late 1980s on the media and world of communications began to look … Continue reading The Demise of Social Identities in the Age of Corporatocracies and New Media
Although it seems to be a matter of contemporary importance, in particular, freedom of expression has always been a point of great interest. As a social species, much of our identity is based on our individual feelings, thoughts and opinions. They reflect our personal history and our individual set of norms and values. This, in … Continue reading Freedom of Expression: Right or Duty?
In the political sphere, Mustafa Kemal Atatürk is considered to be one of the most talented, sophisticated and most respected politicians in the history of statesmanship. His peers are other greats at the pinnacle of politics, such as Winston Churchill, Otto von Bismarck, Genghis Khan, Julius Cesar, Marcus Aurelius and Mansa Musa, only to name … Continue reading The Atatürk Paradox
The Turks are one of the oldest civilisations that have survived to this day. It is also one of the bigger civilisations in human history, having ruled over three continent for hundreds of years, during the times of the Ottoman Empire. At times, the Turkish rule was bloody and ruthless, but for a long time … Continue reading How Islam Destroyed Turkey