Travel Blogs from Hammamet
... every other life will be limited by time. The existence of time proves that all lives are temporary. Only my soul, thinks the scientist, is unaffected by the passing of time.
-----She considers that her soul may go on to live lives lasting thousands of years. It may live lives that last five seconds each. It may experience consciousnesses that don't begin with births nor end with deaths, and which don't resemble Earth lives ...
... a conversation with a lunatic in Arabic?
At least he always had someone to talk to. One day, he spoke into his telephone with a loud voice that filled the headquarters of our farming company. "Bel-haqq?" he yelled into his phone. (Really?) He laughed wildly. I'd never seen anyone so happy to talk to himself.
This short, moustached man wasn't crazy. His friends were Monsoor, ...
... and were upset that a God they'd never thought about and who was better than their gods didn't love them. The Jews, who believed they were special even in the eyes of God, developed into an ambitious and successful people.
They were so successful, in fact, that billions of people whom their religion had excluded would come to copy their religion and copy the stories in their book, and worship their ...
... Sali and his Islamic beard asked me: Who made these stars? Then, he answered his own question: "Allah."
-----I thought to myself but failed to say: "Ama, bla Allah sma mezyana." (But even without God, this sky would be beautiful.)
-----And I was reminded of a quote:
-----"People spend their whole lives thinking about god, arguing about god, and never listening to their heart. The heart has no desire ...
... insisted I come with him to the headquarters of the company. There was a home for me there.
- - Saloha -
- - This middle-aged woman was the daytime guardian of the warehouses, farming equipment, offices, and a grassy area that made up the company's headquarters. She wrapped her brown head in rags, and sat beside small fires to stay warm. Teeth protruded from her heads at weird angles like big bones. She spoke French in ...