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The Golden Ratio and Gonbad-e Qabus

Updating, editing and adding media… Before such artists like Leonardo DaVinci applied mathematics, particularly the Golden Ratio or Divine Ratio, to create several masterpieces, and before the construction of Taj Mahal also known for its symmetrical Phi qualities, there lived Persian Islamic scientists or hakeem (those with broad knowledge in many academic fields) like that… Continue reading The Golden Ratio and Gonbad-e Qabus

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Iranians save American lives: Americans kill, deport, and jail Iranians!

Updating… I have been away from the blog-o-sphere for quite some time. An emergency came up that prompted a good Iranian doctor to schedule me for a much needed surgery. In that time of waiting and recovering, I was nervous and scared—as any human would be when faced with being opened up. The surgery was… Continue reading Iranians save American lives: Americans kill, deport, and jail Iranians!

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Make the most out of your Iran trip: attend this event! Part 2

In my last blog post I wrote: “Every year I am more than excited to attend the Annual Festival of Tribes and Hand Crafts, in Iran, not only do I find better deals here than in the stores and markets, but I get to see nearly all of Iran and its cultural diversity in one… Continue reading Make the most out of your Iran trip: attend this event! Part 2

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Make the most out of your Iran trip: attend this event! Part 1

Every year I am more than excited to attend the Annual Festival of Tribes and Hand Crafts, in Iran, not only do I find better deals here than in the stores and markets, but I get to see nearly all of Iran and its cultural diversity in one spot. It is truly a melting pot… Continue reading Make the most out of your Iran trip: attend this event! Part 1

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#MeToo! Got a problem with it?

#MeToo! Got a problem with it? If the #MeToo hashtags are getting on your nerves and they make you feel “uncomfortable,” well you are not a major concern for many of us. Personally, most of my focus is on the many survivors who find comfort in using these two simple words: me too. #MeToo, and… Continue reading #MeToo! Got a problem with it?

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Sanctuary State: A Victory for Californians!

I am sharing the latest news from US to protect the rights of immigrants from aggressive US forces, like ICE. For as long as I can remember predominately Anglo law makers and voters have been trying to push out “immigrants”, who are for most part historically rightful land owners of US southern states, into mexico… Continue reading Sanctuary State: A Victory for Californians!

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Women Athletes Shine in the Islamic Republic of Iran

“Islamic women’s sport appears to be a contradiction in terms — at least this is what many in the West believe. … In this respect the portrayal of the development and the current situation of women’s sports in Iran is illuminating for a variety of reasons. It demonstrates both the opportunities and the limits of women in a… Continue reading Women Athletes Shine in the Islamic Republic of Iran