The Comparison Trap

Stephen Hawking passed away last week. When he was diagnosed with ALS at the age of 21, doctors expected him to live only a few more years. He died at the age of 76. According to many he was the smartest scientists since Einstein, and made valuable contributions to theoretical physics and cosmology. What is…

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Sessiz Ev

Karşı evlerde yanan mumlar gecenin zifiri karanlığında titreyerek parlıyorlardı. Çocuk, bir saatten fazladır salonun içinde fır dönüyor, ya koltuğa uzanıyor, ya da pencerenin önünde dikilip boş sokakları izliyordu. Birkaç dakika önce ışıklar gelmiş -hoppa diye ayaklanmasına fırsat kalmadan- geldiği gibi çat diye gidivermişti. “Aha da sinyali verdiler” diye sitem etmişti babası, “daha sabaha kadar gelmez cereyanlar.”…

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Kindness

Let’s admit it: it’s an extremely frustrating world. We’re experiencing a constant stream of news that makes us sad, angry, incredulous. In our daily lives we meet people or experience events that make our blood boil. Especially in a metropolis the circumstances are even harder: the hustle and bustle of the city, traffic, crowded streets…

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