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Lost Generation

An engineer friend lamented

“There is nothing you can hope from people who have become stunned by the continuous war.

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Uncle Tom’s Cabin ..Book discussions-2014-Part 1-

In our year end meeting (2014) of the Reading group in Tripoli, we will discuss some management challenges. Over the years, we have discussed different aspects of literature, The reading group has also helped me evolve a –Reading journal- which has helped me keep in touch with friends and family across the globe. Continue reading

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ADANA 1994 – The sins of the fathers are visited on the children

We began our friendship through medicine. Then he joined our Reading Group. Once a week we have food together in The Turkish Restaurant- Adana-1994. Together we feel the city of Tripoli -the wind which carries many currents. BEYOND THE IRON … Continue reading

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Examining Belief and Interest-2 years since Feb 17 revolution

One person with belief is equal to 99 with interest. John Stuart Mill What are the public health issues in Libya today? In a population with many war-wounded and suffering families coping up, this formed backdrop of our discussions this … Continue reading

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Reflections on our Republic Day 2013

“What are the reading lists of your reading group” one veteran queried as the Indian community gathered in the house of the Indian Ambassador to celebrate Republic Day after a gap of two years. In the year gone by This … Continue reading

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Reading groups and conversations..to examine communities

Examining communities first hand opens many horizons and connections. The first hand interaction with peoples and ideas of different nationalities and regions when living in a cosmopolitan city like Tripoli adds a richness to life. How work, faith and migration … Continue reading

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