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Amare Abebe
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Why bad when good is good?
Oh, human fool,
Why bad when good is good;
 Life's too short for heavy hearts,
 If only the art you understood?!
The art of a light-hearted life,
 The only one that makes sense,
Should also have been the only choice,
For our ephemeral existence.
Man intending evil to man,
But day in, day out I see,
How sad, how short-sighted,
How irrational one has to be?!
Why evil when good's better,
No rationality to spare?
Oh, what a waste, oh, human fool,
Why hurt when you can care?.
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Illusions of grandeur
The most divided is human kind
Of nature's many a miniature force,
 The most ambitious by any measure
 In the pursuit of a grander course.
The wisest of all by one’s own claim,
 ‘Mankind is but a fleeting shadow,
With layers upon layers of greed,
And rocks of ignorance down below.
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"Those who sacrifice liberty for security deserve neither." +Abiy Getachew Tekola 

-Benjamin Franklin
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"God of the Gaps": When God is invoked to fill in the blanks in scientific knowledge. An old-fashioned and doomed theological approach, but one
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What religion can inspire people to do in a day:
1. kill at least 147 university students in Garissa, Kenya
2. kill 17 people in Sinai, Egypt
3. kill 17 people in eastern Afghanistan
4. kill civilians, ambush soldiers in Nigeria
5. impose dress codes for women in Iraq
6. kill, displace  civilians in Yemen
7. condemn a historic  nuclear deal with Iran
8. deny people access to their own tax money... 
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Philosophy, My Mistress
I take solace in you when I am sick,
When the future of my life seems bleak;
I consult you when confused,
When 'right' and 'wrong' seem abused;
I demand your help when justice' killed,
Or delayed or stuck further afield.
I cut the placenta of indecision,
With your sharp, mighty knife,
When undecided on the go,
With the little affairs of life.
I see the bigger picture of things,
In equanimity's bigger frame,
When with you, I worry not,
Neither for riches nor for fame.
From you I know the infinite sea,
Beyond the pond's little brink,
And the bigger ocean of my ignorance,
When I know not, but know I think.
When I hold you tight in love,
And ever together we fare,
I see the beacon at the horizon,
And the cairns everywhere.
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Survey charts clusters and voids of invisible matter over hundreds of millions of light years.
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This is just one step...no society is free of oppression (symbolic or otherwise) until all are.
www.timeslive.co.za/local/2015/04/09/white-backlash-as-colonial-statue-comes-down-in-south-africa
Black students celebrated the fall of a statue of British colonialist Cecil Rhodes at the University of Cape Town Thursday, as some white groups protested what they see as threats to their heritage.
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How more unequivocal can I get? All forms of oppression must fall, including symbolic/historical ones. Any resistance to it is tribalism at its best.

http://www.iol.co.za/news/south-africa/western-cape/rhodes-exit-a-new-beginning-for-uct-1.1842983#.VScLmROUfLg

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"All of humanity's problems stem from man's inability to sit quietly in a room alone."

--------Blaise Pascal
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Oh! great. I went in another direction.

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"..we are the origin of all coming evil...”

Carl Jung
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Physics and cosmology have veered down a non-scientific cul-de-sac, a leading physicist has argued
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Occupation
Cosmologist
Employment
  • North-West University
    Postdoctoral Fellow, 2014 - present
  • University of Cape Town
    2009 - 2014
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http://amexnett.blogspot.com/|http://amareabebe.blogspot.com/
Introduction
Memoria vitae bene actae iucunda est.
Education
  • University of Cape Town
    (PhD, MSc) Cosmology, 2008 - 2013
  • Addis Ababa University
    (BSc) Physics, 2003 - 2007
  • Mekelle University
    Freshman, 2002 - 2003