Tag: Education

A sure way to defeat ISIS

A sure way to defeat ISIS

23 Aug, '145 Comments

My own personal views on how to defeat ISIS or any other form of extremism: Separate mosque from state. Put that in the constitution and don’t allow its reversal. Critical thinking should be the mandatory teaching methodology. Remove all instances of the “tripple-R” syndrome. Don’t teach religion in schools. If people want their children to […]

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Malala Yousafzai

Malala Yousafzai

10 Oct, '131 Comment

“I think of it often and imagine the scene clearly. Even if they come to kill me, I will tell them what they are trying to do is wrong, that education is our basic right.”  Malala Yousafzai A breath of fresh air in a  world that has lost its way. Regardless of her winning a […]

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The Dialogue: Government Services

The Dialogue: Government Services

17 Jul, '112 Comments

Off to the National Dialogue again in a few minutes. This time I’ll be participating in the 2nd stream of the Economic Committee dealing with Government Services and I’ll be particularly interested in Education and the Environment, their challenges and what we should do to promote them in Bahrain. This is a continuation session from […]

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One reason that too many Arabs are poor is rotten education

One reason that too many Arabs are poor is rotten education

26 Oct, '0931 Comments

In much of the Arab world, coverage of the research took a different spin. “American Scientists Debunk Darwin”, exclaimed the headline!

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slap on some crystals – the perfect swine flu mask!

slap on some crystals – the perfect swine flu mask!

21 Sep, '099 Comments

I know I know. This country has gone way over the top in many things, the latest of which is their panic-stricken attempts at “controlling” swine flu outbreaks by closing all schools. They might as well close all shopping malls, cinemas, coffee shops, sheesha shops (well, they should close those anyway if they really are […]

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