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One of the slogans of the 2011 Occupy protests was 'capitalism isn't working'. In an epic new book, French economist Thomas Piketty explains why they're right. Andrew Hussey meets him
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"When the debate is lost, slander becomes the tool of the loser." -Socrates http://aboutsocrates.com/?p=130
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Syed Mashhood Murtaza

email: syed.mashhood@gmail.com

Location: Abbottabad/Islamabad, Pakistan

About Me: Engineer, Into Quantum Computing / Quantum Information, greatly disturbed by the social injustice in the present day world, people with unbelievably high moral character (like e.g., Socrates) greatly inspire my heart! spirituality appeals

Living: alone, with parents, friends visit often

Passions:

Quest for the Truth and search for the path of Return to Innocence

Marvelling at Nature, especially, the starry heavens above and ...* * *


Favourite Quotes:

"At the risk of seeming ridiculous, let me say that the true revolutionary is guided by a great feeling of love. It is impossible to think of a genuine revolutionary lacking this quality."

(Che Guevara)


"Plato is my friend — Aristotle is my friend — but my greatest friend is truth"

 (young unknown Issac Newton)


"When I give food to the poor, they call me a saint. When I ask why the poor have no food, they call me a Communist."

(Helder Camara)


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“Two things fill the mind with ever new and increasing wonder and awe: the starry heavens above me and the moral law within me.” 

(Kant)

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“Look at every path closely and deliberately. Try it as many times as you think necessary. Then ask yourself, and yourself alone, one question … Does this path have a heart? If it does, the path is good; if it doesn’t, it is of no use”.

(Carlos Castaneda, The teachings of Don Juan)

movies:

MATRIX with all its rotations and revolutions, 13th Floor, The Last Samurai, Contact, Space Cowboys, The day After Tomorrow, Time Machine


Interesting Readings:

Buddha (by Karen Armstrong)

Man's Worldly Goods (an economic-systems' history of the word by Leo Huberman),

Sofie's World (a novel about the history of philosophy by Jostein Gaarder),

Islam and Pluralism (Martyr Murtaza Mutahhari)

The Tao of Physics (Fritjof Capra),

Angels & Deamons (Dan Brown),

The Power of Now (Eckhart Tolle),

A Brief History of Time (Stephen Hawking),

Quliyat-e-Iqbal,

Self Hypnosis (Caprio, Berger),   

Kashf-al-Mahjoob (Ali Hajweri),

Qalandar Shaoor (Azeemi),

Ma'waraa (Sultan Mehmood ex Director PAEC),

Teray Mann Chalay ka soda & Zawiya (Ashfaq Ahmad)

and recomended for all staunch muslims: "Talash" (Mumtaz Mufti),

Lives of Rumi and Bulleh Shah

Sigmund Freud's Works

Ishtiaq Ahmad's and Enid Blyton's in childhood.

music:

Pathanay Khan, Na-Shanas (Gulzaar-e-Hast-o-Bood), Vital Signs, Aawaz (dhund, Jadoo Ka Charagh), sequencers (one or two songs), Junoon's (zamane ke andaz, Alif, Talash, instrumental in 1st album), Aamir Zaki's Gitaaring, Najm's In se Nain and In Fazaoon se AAgey, Seasons in the sun (West Life), The Summer of 69 - Brian Adams, We don't need no Education (Pink Floyd), Several subtle Spiritual Qawwali's' ...

tv shows:

All about Science (not technology), Astronomy and Ancient History on Discovery & National Geographic, Aaghaz (ARY One-World), Alif (Geo), Ghamidi (Geo), Dekho Sunno Samjho (Geo). PSI-Factor, Boy from Andromeda, Girl from Tomorrow, Hard Time on Planet Earth, Asrar-e-Jahan on old PTV.


Sports:

Cricket, Hiking, Table Tennis, Football, Chess, Kung Fu

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