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varjavand varjavand (@varjavand) replied to Saïd Amin (@said) on Pinned comment
I hope there is nothing seriously wrong with your father. I wish him well and a long happy and worry-free life.
That is not probably a problem that arises at older ages. All the cases, Dr. Sullivan discusses in his book are related to younger individuals who think they have physical disease while t ... Read more
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varjavand varjavand (@varjavand) on Pinned comment
The bodily reactions to emotional incidences, such as fear, anxiety, stress, failure, rejection, are normal and do not indicate any illness. However, such reactions are severe, they result in illness that often impairs or alters somatic functions. Instilling positive mental attitudes is an effective ... Read more
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varjavand varjavand (@varjavand) replied to Saïd Amin (@said) on Pinned comment
Some people on social media want to oppose whatever America does no matter what. And that is oxymoronic!
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varjavand varjavand (@varjavand) replied to Saïd Amin (@said) on Pinned comment
A very interesting observation, religions have no choice but to embrace the scientific facts such as evolution and nullify the absurd beliefs such as Noah’s story, otherwise, they lose adherents. Christianity has gone through major reforms, Islam has a long way to go.
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varjavand varjavand (@varjavand) on Pinned comment
The world is a gigantic market for man’s oldest invention, religion. This market is highly oligopolistic. That is, controlled by a few dominant religions. Currently, they currently account for 68% of total, in other words more than 2/3rd of world population are either Christian, Muslims, or Hindus. ... Read more
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varjavand varjavand (@varjavand) replied to Saïd Amin (@said) on Pinned comment
Thanks for your kind remarks
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varjavand varjavand (@varjavand) on Pinned comment
A reader wants me to provide a real-life example(s) especially related to Iranian community in the US. I told him, instead of creating controversy, I prefer to wait, hoping some readers do that for me in their comments. Have you encountered such cases or examples?
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varjavand varjavand (@varjavand) on Pinned comment
A reader wants me to provide a real-life example(s) especially related to Iranian community in the US. I told him, instead of creating controversy, I prefer to wait, hoping some readers do that for me in their comments. Have you encountered such cases or examples?
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varjavand varjavand (@varjavand) replied to ashianeh (@ashianeh) on Pinned comment
I wonder if the movie implicitly endorse the Islamic idea of personal retribution especially when family honor [namoos] is at stake.
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varjavand varjavand (@varjavand) on Pinned comment
Dear Mr. Parsa,
Thanks for your comprehensive comment. I believe the Iranians writers who live in the West or in the United States wish not to be identified with Islam and its Arabian culture for the possible cost of being associated with such an identity. Especially, they want to distance themselve ... Read more
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varjavand varjavand (@varjavand) replied to PersianReporter (@PersianReporter) on Pinned comment
Democracy is like a competitive market system. It works best if it remains untampered and is left to its own devices. Occasionally, the system may produce an outcome that may not be acceptable to many of us who become disappointed or even outraged by it. Just like a competitive market, a democratic ... Read more
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