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Erdogan and the Wisdom of Timely Exit

If we regard history as a stage, on which the drama of human existence is played, we may pay heed to a piece of advice to actors by Max Reinhardt, the legendary German theater director: How and when you leave the stage is as important as when and how you enter it! Imagine Julius Caesar bowing out

Our World Torn Between The 'Social,' The 'Societal'…

With the fall of the Soviet Union and its camp, freedom achieved a great victory.

That Giant Asteroid of Gold Won’t Make Us Richer

Rejoice, people of Earth! News outlets are reporting that NASA is planning to visit an asteroid made of gold and other precious metals! At current prices, the minerals contained in asteroid 16 Psyche are said to be worth $700 quintillion -- enough to give everyone on the planet $93 billion.

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