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“Now I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds” – The Road to Armageddon, part II

Julius Robert Oppenheimer (22 April 1904 – 18 February 1967) was an American physicist and the scientific director of the Manhattan Project. Response to question on his feelings about the atomic bombings, while visiting Japan in 1960: „We knew the … Continue reading

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The Lion of Damascus

Damascus, 11/7/2000  Speaker of the Peoples’ Assembly Abdul Qader Qaddoura on Tuesday announced Lt. Gen. Bashar al-Assad President of the Syrian Arab Republic for a seven years term. The declaration came during the extraordinary session held by the parliament and … Continue reading

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Is she pregnant?

This question was posed by a desperate (married) acquaintance of mine who was having an  affair. He wanted to know whether his ‘new girlfriend’ was pregnant, as her period was delayed for about two weeks, this being the  first instance … Continue reading

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An Example of Masha’allah & al-Kindi in Action

A querent wanted to know when she’d be able to rent her shop again, as her income depended almost solely on it. Her previous tenants had just terminated the agreement due to lack of business caused by increasing competition in … Continue reading

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Masha’allah’s Right – Again!

A  querent asked whether her child would recover from pneumonia without having to be hospitalized. Since the hour ruler was Mars, the  question was radical. Interestingly, the hour/ascendant ruler posited exactly on the cusp of the son’s 6th (illness/hospital) accurately … Continue reading

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The Road to Armageddon, Part I

On December 2, 1942, man first initiated a self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction, and controlled it. Beneath the West Stands of Stagg Field, Chicago, late in the afternoon of that day, a small group of scientists witnessed the advent of a … Continue reading

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