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white lie

Post by Mohsen » Sun Sep 27, 2015 6:28 pm


Hi Hurieh,

Thank you for that caricature , I got the meaning of it ,but why the muscle is under magnifier , I didn’t get it ,by control +Z everything goes back to former position , so if the man become young ,his muscle is powerful , it doesn’t need a magnifier !!

for the white lie
I think the act of saying something which is untrue in order to deceive someone and misuse it is a sin and we should avoid it,

but every day we say a lot of white lie
I came back home from office , my wife says , Are you tired , I say no.., has anything happened today ,you look sad ,. I say no .. I eat the food and say it was very delicious.. In a party when they say ,would you like to eat more .. I say no.
All of my answers are white lie

Some white lies are recommended in our Islamic instruction
Have you ever made that kind of sin.. I say no
Do you know about that man who is smoking cigarette.. I say no
Do you have satellite dish … I say no

All the best,
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This is our menu

Post by Mohsen » Sun Sep 27, 2015 6:29 pm


Hi Mortaza,

The smell of fried egg cover all the kitchen space, the shining radishes are winking on fresh vegetables, green pepper and salt are beside the pan, hot sesame bread.
This is our menu, no need to spoon and fork, with a big piece of bread take half of the eggs from the pan and put a handful vegetable inside the bread beside the fried egg, put it in the mouth.
In this cuisine nothing spare, no need to wash the plate, no spoon and fork, when finish, the pan is put in the sink, immersing for one hour, a volunteer is wanted to wash it

You welcome to my workshop
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servant of Kabeh

Post by Mohsen » Sun Sep 27, 2015 6:40 pm

How we can comfort the bereaved families
These days I make some photos to revealed the real face of so called servant of Kabeh
This the less thing I can do


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White Lie

Post by setareh » Tue Sep 29, 2015 7:05 am

Dear Hurieh how are you doing? I hope everything is great with you. Thanks for giving us a reason to write. You asked us about our opinion for white lie. There is no doubt that honesty is the best policy, because to support a lie we have to tell another lie and this process would go on; if we don’t do anything about it, it would turn into habit. A bad habit which might be so strong to overcome.
Once I was listening to a person’s speech and he pointed out that absolute honesty might not be necessary “ oh you look ugly today”, but honesty tempered with love would be the best.
In my opinion if we try to boost someone’s self-confidence or persuade them to enhance what they are doing; there is nothing wrong with telling white lie. I don’t mean to flatter someone by being dishonest, because in the long run it’s even more harmful than saying the bitter truth.
Sometimes by overlooking somebody’s faults and magnifying their good traits we are actually trying to help them, so I think if white lies are going to help someone are better than absolute honesty which might hurt people’s feelings and have negative impact on them. Let me give you an example; if you tell me “ setareh your writing is not good; you make so many mistakes. }: Is it going to help? Even if after what you said you try to introduce some nice books, but you already ruined my self-confidence and eager for writing. Now if you tell me that “Setareh you are good at writing, keep up the good work. :-D Although you make some mistakes but that’s the way we learn. We learn through our mistakes. So here you might tell me a little white lie, but you have tried to encourage me to write and this is my point.
Your white lie here is more likely to help me than your absolute truth. I hope I can convey my message.
Wish you all the best,
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Welcome to this wonderful thread

Post by setareh » Tue Sep 29, 2015 7:22 am

Dear new friends Bahare, Behnaz, Lee Wooseok, Ritzkevin and Hamouza welcome to this thread. I hope we can read more from you guys. We are looking forward to knowing more about you. Besides that would be great to share your posts about different topics here with us. I hope you have a great time here learning.
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White lies!

Post by behnam » Tue Sep 29, 2015 6:51 pm

Hi all,

It was a grief to me that more than 4000 pilgrims died(were killed actually) because of carelessness, shortcoming, mismanagement, selfishness, arrogance, and irresponsibility of Saudi Arabia governments in Mina! What they did is not only against Islam, but also against humanity. They proved that they are still living based on their before-Islam ceremonies. Muslims should not forget this catastrophe. Although Mina revealed Saudi Arabia government's true personality, the price was unfortunately high!

About white lies, in my opinion, white lies are much better than black truths! However, how much white a lie can be?

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Re: Let's learn together!

Post by LeeWooseok » Wed Sep 30, 2015 3:04 pm

Mohsen wrote:
Hi Wooseok,
I hope you enjoy during the Chuseok, What is the thanks giving day? , Is it a religious day ? In Iran we have not a special day for giving thanks, because the religious people every day thanks God for what is given to them.
In Iran we have national holiday , one day we call it Independent Oil day , and 7 days for new year.
For the proverb “They count their chicken at the end of fall”
It means that a wise person won’t be tempted by immediate result but see the end.
For example: one of student ( a lazy student ) doesn’t study hard during the semester, he also tease the other students with snide remarks, so the other students tell him “the chickens will be counted at the end of fall” it means, at the final exam when he get a bad mark ,he will be very sad ,he understands that you shouldn’t waste your time during the semester ,but at that time regretting has not any benefit for him .
Have a good day.
Mohsen
Hi Mohsen

It is been ages, and the Chuseok, Korean Thanks Giving day, was over. I was back to my university, so everything which I have done came back to routine. The Chuseok is not religious day. Yet, Korea society has been rooted in Confucianism, so many Korean people hold a memorial service for their ancestors in Confucian proprieties. Republic of Korea assures the freedom of religion, so in current society, it is not obligation to keep Confucian proprieties.

The proverb is very meaningful, and it makes me burn again. Recently, I have seen a movie named of "Sado", Sado is the name of crown prince killed by his father, King, at the time of the Joseon Dynasty, previous Korea. Its time background is 17~18C. In the movie, there was words that is very interesting. It is 'see the arrow that flies the sky, how honorable!'. I cannot appreciate the meaning perfectly yet, but maybe I know.

If it is possible to watch Korean Movie, I recommend you to see Sado that is based on Korea history. Performance was also the best and realistic.

Then, I have a lot more to say, but I will stop here for today.
Have a nice day.
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Garden!

Post by behnam » Thu Oct 01, 2015 10:09 am

Hi friends,

When there is a beautiful garden full of flowers, fruit trees, a pool in the middle of it, special care is needed to protect the garden from many dangers. Jealousy is one of the biggest threats to such a unique garden. The owners must be careful and armed with different weapons against any kind of threat! This is the rule in every aspect of life. If you don't arm yourself, you wife, your husband, ..what you own may be taken from you, either by direct fighting or with different tricks. We should be always armed against the enemies, since we have got a beautiful garden!

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Re: Let's learn together!

Post by Amelie » Fri Oct 02, 2015 5:24 am

In Iran people don’t believe in what is rights in your society , as I said before what you consider as the rights for men and women in your society leads to the situation which you have now a days, I don’t want to explain about the situation of family and freedom of have sex … , and how many students and blacks should be killed because of the wrong freedom in your society.

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Re: Let's learn together!

Post by skystar » Fri Oct 02, 2015 9:17 am



Hello to all dear friends

After a few months of missing the thread I'm back again.I missed you all. Unfortunately, I had very difficult days in the last three months. Thanks God I'm getting better now. I'm very happy to see many new people have joined the thread :-).
Behnam, I hope you have done well in your exam (I wonder if you have taken your exam yet?) . I'm sure You will do well in your exam because you are a self confident knowledgeable man :-) .

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About Caricatures!

Post by Hurieh » Fri Oct 02, 2015 4:38 pm

Dear Mohsen,

It’s really interesting to see everyone has their own perception out of a single picture, illustration, caricature, so on.

In fact, these two caricatures are separate and have no relation to each other. What I perceived out of these two caricatures are a little different.
In first caricature, the wife has regret about marrying with her husband, and is thinking of a magical or fictional way through which she could come back to the past and change her mind about her decision--marrying with this man.

And about the second picture, what a magnifier does is to let us see objects bigger than their real size. The picture shows a young man who is overstating and exaggerating about his skills, abilities, and strength to make her love (prey) fall in love (trap)… LOL... This is a common trick among some men in similar situations…Maybe the format differs from person to person. Heheheee

Thanks to you and my friends for giving your valuable ideas and opinions about the topic “whit lie”. I’ll write about it in the post after the next which is addressed to dear Setareh.


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Re: Writing Papers

Post by Hurieh » Fri Oct 02, 2015 4:49 pm

Dear Mortaza,

Thank you very much for your informative and comprehensive post about writing scientific papers. I like your style of writing which is the same as what we read from scientific writers. It sounds like you are an old hand in this context.

In medical sciences, articles mostly contain these parts: title/abstract/ introduction/method/results/discussion/conclusion/acknowledgement/and references. The most difficult part, when we start writing the proposal, is usually methodology. When it comes to writing paper out of our research study, however, writing conclusion can be a bit tough, especially for amateurs. Since, the researcher is expected to find reasonable connections and links between his/her findings and the available literature, and explain the reasons behind similarities and contrasts with his/her own words.

About the situation of research in our universities and colleges, recently, the number of articles published in high impact and ISI indexed journals will be weighed rather than the knowledge, qualifications, and skills of individuals in teaching. And strangely, the quantity counts more than the quality. Not only this atmosphere did present in our universities, but also it has spread among health care personnel too. I really disapprove of such a strategy, especially for whom they are involved in medical sciences--those who are dealing with lives of people. They have shifted their attention to raising the number of their published papers and forgotten what the main role of a professor, a physician, a nurse, and … is.

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What’s the use of publishing these many articles in our country while we are teaching westerns textbooks at our universities? Why do our managers and administrators invest (or waste) the budget in these unnecessary things excessively? How many writers do care about ethical issues in doing their research studies? How reliable are these numbers and statistics which are being presented in papers?
I guess the most important reason lies in raising our ranking among the top universities around the world. But at what cost?!?

Anyway, I found it completely difficult and insane to swim against the flow. It would be like crawling in a sea with double effort without considering any destination and horizon. So, after learning English, I decided to learn how to write academic papers and scientific articles. It’s crucially important for those who are involved in medical majors to be able to read other researchers’ papers, and to generate their own discoveries to the previously published evidences in their own papers. The lifelong of medical science is too short, and we should be able to keep up with the rapid pace of knowledge in this context.

The link below was a helpful webpage in terms of checking for plagiarism and grammar mistakes, being familiar with the acceptable format of academic articles, and etc.

http://blog.paperrater.com/2015_06_01_archive.html


Look forward to your next brilliant posts.


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Re: White Lie

Post by Hurieh » Fri Oct 02, 2015 5:00 pm

Dear Setareh,hi

How are you doing? I hope every thing is quite well with you and your lovely family.

To tell the truth, lie is an inevitable part of our lives, and we all tell lie, particularly to whom we are closer, care about a lot, and love.

Mohsen tells lie to his wife not to make her worried or sad. You prefer to tell lie not to make your friends disappointed. Behnam believes that telling white lie is better than black truth. I agree with all of you. You’ve put your ideas wisely. There is a saying that” Great minds think alike.” Winking and smiling!

As a matter of fact, we should consider the circumstances, and then, behave wisely according to the specific situation we are faced with--for example: choosing worse between worse and the worst. However, we should keep in mind that lie is lie—one of the biggest sins- even if it’s white. Poison is poison even if we add some water to it and decrease its dosage. Sometimes, we mean to fool others or be fooled by others with putting beautiful names on bad deeds and behaviors. What I’m trying to say, as you also mentioned, is that white lie will be poisonous in case it turns into a strong habit. We should be aware of that not to let it integrate with our daily habits.

By the way, I personally prefer bitter truth than white lie in most situations, especially when it shows me up with my weaknesses and shortcomings. Then it’ll turn into an opportunity to upgrade and progress. But I like to hear bitter truth from the mouth of those who are fair-minded. Some people put it into the trumpet to humiliate and degrade you.




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Samsung

Post by Mohsen » Sun Oct 04, 2015 5:22 pm


Hi Wooseak,
One the famous brand in I Iran is Samsung, I can say that Samsung is in every home in Iran. Many people have Samsung mobile, The Galaxy S86 is the last version, Samsung refrigerator is most common as well as TV and many other devices, in fact when Iran was boycotted by USA and Europe, the Korean brands found a good market in Iran, many Industrial equipment which was formerly imported from Europe substituted by Korean brands. The European were deceived by USA and they lost one the biggest market. At present if boycott remove, the European can’t find their former position in Iran, because they can’t compete with Korean brands
What is most using brand in Korea ?
B. Wishes
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Take care Of your health

Post by Mohsen » Sun Oct 04, 2015 5:24 pm


Hi Sara,

I hope you no more suffer from any kinds of difficulties , I thought what had happen for Sara when I read your post. as you said you are better now
Take care Of your health
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applicable strategy

Post by Mohsen » Sun Oct 04, 2015 5:26 pm

And about the second picture, what a magnifier does is to let us see objects bigger than their real size. The picture shows a young man who is overstating and exaggerating about his skills, abilities, and strength to make her love (prey) fall in love (trap)… LOL... This is a common trick among some men in similar situations…Maybe the format differs from person to person. Heheheee
Hi Hurieh,

As I read your writing I remembered the first time I met my wife , She peeled an orange and made a beautiful flower by the orange skin and gave it to me , she said here you are , this was the first time a girl gave me an orange which was beautifully decorated , with her ability and skill I fell in her trap easily , when my mother asked me , how did you evaluate the girl , I said I never eaten such delicious orange before ,she is ok
She still continue dividing the fruits in small pieces and put it in my mouth, and I am sure that she was a good choice for me
This is an applicable strategy , I suggest it to single girls if they want the boy falls in their trap {-: {-: {-:
all the best
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Let’s Celebrate Today !

Post by Hurieh » Mon Oct 05, 2015 2:05 pm

To whom it may concern,

You kindly and patiently taught me how to spell and write words. Let’s see if I’ve got your lesson, and your remarkable attempts are paid …


T: Terrific
E: Energetic
A: Able
C: Cheerful
H: Hardworking
E: Enthusiastic
R: Remarkable


Yes… Today is World Teacher’s Day. Everyone who has had a great teacher agrees with this Japanese proverb that “ Better than a thousand days of diligent study is one day with a great teacher.”

There is no doubt that teaching is an important job and demanding of course. No matter to which culture, nation, and community we belong, we all respect our teachers, and consider them as great role models and angels in our lives all around the world. They are like fruitful trees which generously decline towards us in order to make it easy for us to reach their fruits of knowledge and wisdom. And they resemble shining stars whose words seem the glimmers of light in darkness of stupidity, or pieces of gold which glitter brightly, full of deep meanings and hints.

Great teachers can touch a heart, change a mind, and make a big change in someone’s life. They leave the picture and trace of love, kindness, patience, benevolence, and many similar positive traits on our souls, minds, and hearts. These are things that make our teachers unique and irreplaceable for us. We all owe them big time.

We have three great teachers among us. I found this opportunity to sincerely congratulate dear Behnam, Mortaza, Sara, my own great teachers, and all teachers around the world on this occasion. Happy Teacher’s Day to you, and God bless you all.
BIG bow!


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Final Exam!

Post by behnam » Tue Oct 06, 2015 10:36 am

Hi friends,

I am leaving Tehran today. Tomorrow I will sit for Final written exam)Qualifying Exam). On Thursday I am having verbal exam. This will be my last educational exam in my life. Yes, that is true. I won't have exam anymore. How many exam have I had in my life? Countless! I am happy that this path is going to be finalized.

Please wish me luck. Please keep your fingers crossed for me! Please wish me success.

All the best,
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Once Again!

Post by behnam » Tue Oct 06, 2015 12:01 pm

Hi friends,

I am leaving Tehran today. Tomorrow I will sit for Final written exam(Qualifying Exam). On Thursday I am having verbal exam. This will be the last educational exam in my life. Yes, that is true; the last one! I won't have exam anymore. How many exams have I had in my life? Countless! I am happy that this path is going to followed completely. I still vividly remember the first day of school. I cried a lot. My mother had to go to school herself. Well, she was a teacher. Sweet childhood!

Please wish me luck. Please keep your fingers crossed for me! Please wish me success!

All the best,
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Re: Good Luck!

Post by Krisi » Tue Oct 06, 2015 12:32 pm

behnam wrote:Hi friends,

I am leaving Tehran today. Tomorrow I will sit for Final written exam(Qualifying Exam). On Thursday I am having verbal exam. This will be the last educational exam in my life. Yes, that is true; the last one! I won't have exam anymore. How many exams have I had in my life? Countless! I am happy that this path is going to followed completely. I still vividly remember the first day of school. I cried a lot. My mother had to go to school herself. Well, she was a teacher. Sweet childhood!

Please wish me luck. Please keep your fingers crossed for me! Please wish me success!

All the best,
Behnam, 6 October, 2015


All the best! :-)

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Re: Samsung

Post by LeeWooseok » Tue Oct 06, 2015 12:42 pm

Mohsen wrote:
Hi Wooseak,
One the famous brand in I Iran is Samsung, I can say that Samsung is in every home in Iran. Many people have Samsung mobile, The Galaxy S86 is the last version, Samsung refrigerator is most common as well as TV and many other devices, in fact when Iran was boycotted by USA and Europe, the Korean brands found a good market in Iran, many Industrial equipment which was formerly imported from Europe substituted by Korean brands. The European were deceived by USA and they lost one the biggest market. At present if boycott remove, the European can’t find their former position in Iran, because they can’t compete with Korean brands
What is most using brand in Korea ?
B. Wishes
Mohsen

Hi Mohsen,
I am happy to hear that Samsung is one of the most common and popular brands in Iran. Actually, in Korea, there are many brands, including LG, Samsung, for appliances and electronic equipment, but my mobile phone is iPhone, and I think that Apple is top in Mobile market.

In current Korean society, many people preparing for getting a job want to enter Samsung or other leading companies, but, of course, it is very difficult, and getting a job is one of the most important problem in Korea society. We have to get an internship, volunteering, high English point, and extracurricular activities in the course of attending school. Now, these processes became basic requirement. Iran is also in the same with the situation of Korea?

Several years ago, I met an eye doctor of Iran at a conference, Asia Pacific Academy of Ophthalmology, APAO. We had the same guest house in Busan, Korea, and also, we played a card game which he introduced. At that time, as you said, USA boycotted Iran with nuclear issues that I heard from news. Regardless of the situation of blockade, I spent a good time with him. Until now, I cannot forget playing the card game.

Two weeks later, I will be getting through mid-term exam. Mohsen, how was your school life? And how about Iran's student life?

Thank you, have a nice day!
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Re: Let's learn together!

Post by LOVELIFE » Wed Oct 07, 2015 7:50 am

Hi there,

Need a little favor from you all, or rather advise.
Lately one of the manager from the sales division, keep asking me to extract the product list from the system where he can simply just pull from the system and yet when i ask him if he could just extract it out from the system...still give me all sort of nonsense..busy..no time to do the extraction.
However, i'm wondering if he really know how to extract/ generate the report. I don't mind sharing the steps with him or guide him thru.
Okie, enough of my whining...i'm going to write him an email which of course in a nice way...just somehow don't know how to get started with....need your expertise here.
I wanted to tell him that..it would be very useful for him if he can at least learn some basic on how to extract the report...so he could just simple extract the info at any point of time that he want to,indirectly will also help him to update on company products info with 100% accuracy. cause every now and then, he will have to depend on my broadcast on the changes once i have update the system. The company products handbook also have to depend on me to feed him with the info...my gosh.
Important note, this is really not my jobscope..and he always ask if i can do him a favor..by just email to him without keeping others in the loop.

Anyway...in the email i will screenshot the steps for him to follow...simplify one.

Looking forward to hear from you all...
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university

Post by Mohsen » Wed Oct 07, 2015 12:37 pm

Hi Wooseak ,

One of my most favorite fruit is pomegranate , Very day I eat one or two pomegranates , In my city there are Pomegranate tree in the some houses ,in this season the Pomegranates are ripened and ready to picked up, The Pomegranate price is not expensive , it is under one dollar/Kg. Do you have Pomegranate in Korea market? I can export pomegranates to Korea ,if I find customer there.
About university , I finished my university many years ago, I remember , when I was a student , I wished my study in university never been finished. Because I liked my lecturers and my classmate very much.
Life in the university is unforgettable, because there are lots of talented people are around you, in dormitory and campus there are so much fun , I remember one of my friend who was crazy of drinking tea , He always brought a felax of tea in the class and sometime he poured a cup of tea for the lecturer and one cup for himself . of course he didn’t forget to fill my cup.
In Iran drinking tea is vital for many people , Some people drink tea three times per day or more , the felax of tea is always with many people , do people in Korea drink tea , how much they drink per day?

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give a man a fish and you feed him for a day

Post by Mohsen » Wed Oct 07, 2015 1:02 pm


Hi Love Life

There is a proverb which say “give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime” , you should teach him how to use system and extract the report , and if he knows how to use the system ,but he is lazy ,he like to misuse you to work for him ..

so you should ask him to do something for you ,for example ‘ excuse me I didn’t bring my car today , I want you to take me my home at evening “ or “ excuse me I need urgent money now ,but my card is empty , would you please borrow me 100 $ , I will back it to you soon” If you behave like this for several times ,he says good bye to you for ever :-) :-)

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success in his exam

Post by Mohsen » Wed Oct 07, 2015 1:20 pm

Please wish me luck. Please keep your fingers crossed for me! Please wish me success!
Hi Behnam ,
please be patience , and without stress , you are enough talented to cop with this exam , God ,almighty, please help Behnam to be success in his exam


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Re: Let's learn together!

Post by LOVELIFE » Thu Oct 08, 2015 2:40 am

Hi Mohsen,

Well said. I wish i could be more Shamelessly to ask for this kind of favor from him~
Some people just really take advantage on you once you help them once. I guess this is the culture of office style in Singapore..what about you guys? did you all face any kind of "challenge in the work place"? especially to deal with all different type of species and characters.

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Re: applicable strategy

Post by Hurieh » Thu Oct 08, 2015 11:00 am

Dear Mohsen,

The “firsts” are usually unforgettable, interesting or sweet, especially when they come into romance, and people can taste their sweetness with remembering them even after a long time. Thanks for sharing your interesting memory with us. I really enjoyed reading about the first meeting of yours with your lovely wife.

After reading your post, I was wondering who had already fallen in love. You know, this is an important matter for ladies that can turn into a challenging issue sometimes. You are lucky since I have no access to your wife. LOL


Dear Mohsen, You hit the nail on the head. There is a famous saying :”
The way to men's heart is through their stomach.” Cooking delicious foods for men can be a good way to win their hearts. A smart and crafty lady knows when she is supposed to use this strategy to reach the best outcomes. Your post was enough to make me believe the truthfulness of my premise about the tactfulness of your lovely wife. Clearly speaking, your post removed any doubt about tactfulness of your wife in my mind. It apparently proves that I know my same gender pretty well… hahahaaa

In our culture, however, your strategy is not applicable. Since the girl doesn’t peel the fruit for boy, especially in first session, let alone decorating it and making a flower out of its outer layer. Instead, she lays the plate of fruit and a
KEEN knife on the table to see if the boy can conquer the process of peeling, dividing up, and eating the fruits without any harm to himself under two watchful eyes. hahahahaaa …Some boys keep their plates intact and refuse to eat anything… LOL… Meanwhile, he is supposed to pass several other paths (at least six more) to receive such decorated fruits. Winking!

And finally, as you had already mentioned in your previous posts, keeping something is more difficult than getting it. It’s said: “
A man is lucky if he is the first love of a woman. A woman is lucky if she is the last love of a man.” Your wife and you have been successful in both getting and keeping. Wish you long-lasting love.


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Oct 8th 2015

P.S. There is a widespread belief among our people, and it is about the influence of fate and destiny on marriage. They say:” Everyone meets his/her soul mate when s/he is in right place and at right time. The idea of yours and other friends’ will be welcome in this regard.

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Re: university

Post by LeeWooseok » Thu Oct 08, 2015 4:02 pm

Mohsen wrote:Hi Wooseak ,

One of my most favorite fruit is pomegranate , Very day I eat one or two pomegranates , In my city there are Pomegranate tree in the some houses ,in this season the Pomegranates are ripened and ready to picked up, The Pomegranate price is not expensive , it is under one dollar/Kg. Do you have Pomegranate in Korea market? I can export pomegranates to Korea ,if I find customer there.
About university , I finished my university many years ago, I remember , when I was a student , I wished my study in university never been finished. Because I liked my lecturers and my classmate very much.
Life in the university is unforgettable, because there are lots of talented people are around you, in dormitory and campus there are so much fun , I remember one of my friend who was crazy of drinking tea , He always brought a felax of tea in the class and sometime he poured a cup of tea for the lecturer and one cup for himself . of course he didn’t forget to fill my cup.
In Iran drinking tea is vital for many people , Some people drink tea three times per day or more , the felax of tea is always with many people , do people in Korea drink tea , how much they drink per day?

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Hi Mohsen,

In Korea, most people often eat pomegranate, but it is not familiar with people, compared with other fruits such as apple, pear, and grape. Also, Korea has a lot of and various teas, including wild flower teas.

I also like my professors and my major, Interpretation and Translation for International Trade and Relations in English-Speaking Areas. What I am paying more attention to is politics and history of the United Kingdom. When I have spare time, I usually watch American dramas and British drama, especially Modern Family and Sherlock Holmes. Have you seen these dramas? If it is not, I recommend you to watch it.

Today, October 9 is Hangul Proclamation Day that Hangul, Korean alphabet was made by Sejong the Great in the Joseon Dynasty. In my university, there is a department of Arabic. When I see Arabic, I thought that it is very difficult to distinguish those words. These days, I am feeling the necessity for learning Arabic, because there are a lot of exchange between Korean and Arab Nations as many Arab nations get social stability from dictatorship.

Have a nice day.
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Re: university

Post by ritzkevin » Thu Oct 08, 2015 7:49 pm

Mohsen wrote:Hi Wooseak ,

One of my most favorite fruit is pomegranate , Very day I eat one or two pomegranates , In my city there are Pomegranate tree in the some houses ,in this season the Pomegranates are ripened and ready to picked up, The Pomegranate price is not expensive , it is under one dollar/Kg. Do you have Pomegranate in Korea market? I can export pomegranates to Korea ,if I find customer there.
About university , I finished my university many years ago, I remember , when I was a student , I wished my study in university never been finished. Because I liked my lecturers and my classmate very much.
Life in the university is unforgettable, because there are lots of talented people are around you, in dormitory and campus there are so much fun , I remember one of my friend who was crazy of drinking tea , He always brought a felax of tea in the class and sometime he poured a cup of tea for the lecturer and one cup for himself . of course he didn’t forget to fill my cup.
In Iran drinking tea is vital for many people , Some people drink tea three times per day or more , the felax of tea is always with many people , do people in Korea drink tea , how much they drink per day?

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Good for you. Pomegranate is not common in my country. It is also nice to see a class picture. When I was still working as a language trainer, my students/trainees would like to have a group picture.
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Passing the PhD Final Qualifying Exam! (Part One)

Post by behnam » Fri Oct 09, 2015 8:32 am

Hi friends,

How are you? I hope you are great. I was enormously, remarkably, and spectacularly successful in the Final Qualifying PhD exam. You should know, one of the invited professors is notorious for being bad-tempered, unkind, insulting the students and disrespecting them. He is famous for asking challenging questions. According to my main supervisor, inviting him was a big mistake. In fact, the head of the department who is responsible for choosing and arranging the examiner team had not consulted my supervisor about the arrangement. He had invited a very tough, impolite, proud, selfish and unusual professor, beside three nice ones. In one of the written exam, he had asked a very very very difficult question, out of the domain of my courses. I read the question 5 times, but I didn't get it! OMG! I got angry and lost my confidence! I don't know how to describe my moods and feelings at that time.

Suppose you are having the most important exam in your life. You are going to answer to the questions of three courses. You sit on the chair and they give you the questions paper of the first course. You take the question paper and start answering to the questions. What would you do if you saw there are three difficult questions on the paper, AND the first one is something long, unusual and unrelated to the subject? I was about to cry! I decided to leave the exam session and forget about PhD! But, one of the professors asked me to be patient. He said: Try the other questions. Do your best! I lost my hope and confidence. I answered to them, without being satisfied.

After the first subject, they gave me the questions of the second course! I became happy, because there were three questions; as a piece of cake for me. I finished it earlier than the devoted(given) time. Finally, they gave me the third set of questions. Again three nice lovely questions! I answered them wonderfully. I finished the exam earlier than devoted time. Finishing earlier than devoted time is unbelievable in a PhD Final Qualifying Exam. You can ask Mortaza if you don't believe me. I am very fast in writing. I wrote at least fifty pages! My answer sheets were about fifty pages!!!!!

The written exam held on Wednesday. I complained about the first course examiner. However, they said a very famous cliche: It is his right to ask whatever he wants!!!

Being considerably successful in two courses which are more important and essential than the first one, I became a little bit hopeful about passing the total exam. You know, the first course was a self-studying of some selected topics( Mabahese Vizhe in Farsi). I don't know its English equivalent. For this subject, no classes were held. The supervisors had selected some chapters from such-and-such book, some other chapters from such-and-such book, ..! Suppose one has got two supervisors. Each of them has some favourites. Therefore, each of them suggests studying particular books and topics. Most of the time, they forget which books and chapters they have wanted the student to self-study. What would happen? Disaster actually! To be brief, the self-studying course killed me!

The verbal exam was held on Thursday. picture it please: There is a very large table in a very large room. The table is circular. Nine professors( three invited professors as examiners, one examiner from my university university[self-studying course had two examiners!!!], two supervisors, the head of the department, and two professors from the department) are sitting around the table. 3/4 of the table is occupied, and you are standing in front of them; on the empty side of the table. There is a whiteboard too.

Cross my heart, if all physicists from the world had been gathered there, I'd would not felt stressful and worried. I am not boasting.

I entered the room and said hello. I took my coat off and put it on the chair. I took the marker from my suitcase and stood in front of them. By my body language I showed that I am ready.

Strangely, the bad-tempered professor was sat in the middle of the table; in the middle of the room them, and exactly face-to-face me! It was strange. Maybe, they had arranged the team on purpose! Maybe it was something random. I don't know, but he was in the middle.

They started asking by turn. The first professor from one side of the table started asking. He said: Mr. bla bla bla, first of all let me know if I ask in the Azerbaijani language or in Persian. I want you not to complain about the language!!! I politely answered: Dear professor, although I am originally from Azerbaijan and I am proud of it, it is difficult for me to explain Physics in Azerbaijani. However, it will be very nice of you if you ask in English. He replied: No, I don't know English. :lol: {-: :lol:

He asked three questions and I answered to his questions loudly and confidently. Then the second professor asked me three questions. I answered to them wonderfully...When it was the unkind professor's turn to ask he said: Mr. bla bla bla, speaking loudly is not a sign of knowledge! he said this while he was taking a piece of paper from his coat packet out! He had prepared some questions to ask! some Other professors laughed and played joke on him! He asked his first question and look how I acted: I politely said: I'd like to thank professor bla bla bla for his helpful comment and point. I'd like to take this opportunity to apologize you for speaking loudly. I am doing this habitually. I don't mean to show myself knowledgeable. Please forgive me for having such a proud, tough and loud tone of voice. I have received a lot of hurt, damage and loss from my tough tone of voice. I hope you will forgive me. By this sentence other professors shared positive energy and showed good body languages. I think the unkind professor lost the first battle. {-: :lol: {-:



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Passing the PhD Final Qualifying Exam! (Part Two)

Post by behnam » Fri Oct 09, 2015 8:34 am

.... In the second round, the notorious examiner asked me three challenging questions again. Two of them were irrelevant to the self-studying course. In front of all professors I said: The self-studying course has killed me badly. It took me a lot of time and energy, but it had and still has negative impacts on every aspect of the PhD cycle. People ask me some irrelevant questions from different areas and name it the selected self-studying topic! Different person has different taste; that's OK, but what is the sin of poor student when he is bombarded by unusual questions? I want my superiors to make it clear to the examiners what books and chapters I was supposed and expected to study. My tone of voice was complaining actually. At this time; my main supervisor explained the self-studying course and what I had been expected to study. The examiners got it. I guess the bad-tempered professor lost the second battle too! Behnam, has mercy on them, although they are professors, you are stronger than all of them! Naughty Behnam, kills his enemy wisely and fairly!. ...hahahahahahaha :lol: {-: :lol:

The first round got finished. In the second round, when it was the notorious professor's turn, he asked three questions relevant to the subject this time. I answered to them. You should know, the number of questions were uncountable. Most of the time, many questions were extracted from one question. There was always a challenge, not simply asking and answering!

In the final round, some professors didn't ask anything. Some of them asked their final questions. Look finally what the bad-tempered professor said: Mr. bla bla bla, it seems you are good at explaining Physics. You can be a good teacher. You are good at concepts. Your way of explaining is unique!!!! I didn't believe it! It was amazing. This professor seldom(never) praises a student! I won the battle! Huraaaaa...! :lol: {-: :lol:

I could manage the session effectively and wisely. I made them respect me. Nobody could disrespect. At nights and days I am trying hard and working hard in order to stop others from disrespecting me. When it comes to physics, I never let anybody disrespect me, and above it nobody can disrespect me. Nobody has the right to disrespect me! This is my policy in the life.

According to my supervisor, they had amazed my knowledge of Physics and my skills for explaining things. You should know, they are famous examiners. Participating in the PhD Final Qualifying Exam is one aspect of their jobs at different universities. One of them had said: We hadn't had such a knowledgeable student in recent years!

They gave me a good mark. The mark is not important itself. Their permission and signature is important. In fact, the examiners give the PhD student the validity for doing his project! This is important.

Finally, the head of the department thanked me for being ready for the exam and holding it successfully. He said: This successful session gave a validity to our university too! They all congratulated me.

In the afternoon, my main supervisor had class with three new PhD students. A lady from Tabriz and two men from Tehran are accepted there. I took part in the class. My supervisor introduced me to them and praised me. When teaching, three times he wanted me to explain some important points to the students. I went to the whiteboard and explained the points. My main supervisor is a very knowledgeable one. He is a great man, besides being an extremely successful professor. I am proud of being his student.

Thank you for praying. By the grace of God and your prayers and supports I could pass the last exam of my life successfully.

All the best,
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Welcome Back Sara!

Post by behnam » Fri Oct 09, 2015 9:42 am

Hi Sara,

Welcome back! How are you doing? I hope you are doing well. Thank you very much for keeping the contact. I hope everything will become normal in your life.

I passed the exam successfully. Life with no exam! How amazing it is! You understand what I am saying, since you have taken this exam earlier than me. For me, the PhD Final Qualifying Exam was the most stressful exam in my life. I didn't know what stress is before having Final Qualifying Exam(FQE). That exam tough me what stress is and how it gets stressful.

I am waiting for hearing more from you.

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Hi Hurieh!

Post by behnam » Fri Oct 09, 2015 9:46 am

Hi Hurieh,

How are you my dear friend? Long time no see! I hope everything is going well with you. Thank you very much for posting some wonderful posts in the thread. You are producing some beautiful flowers in this garden. I mean, you posts make the thread seem beautiful, as flowers do in a garden.

I wish you success in all aspects of the life. You are a successful lady. I wish you more and greater success.

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Hi Krisi!

Post by behnam » Fri Oct 09, 2015 9:50 am

Hi Krisi,

Thank you very much for visiting this forum. Your presence in this thread motivates us to practice more. I hope you will actively participate in teaching us and sharing your opinions in 'Let's Learn Together!'. I do appreciate your presence.

Although your message was short, it meant a lot. It touched me.

Your smile is inspiring and nice.

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Re: Let's learn together!

Post by behnam » Fri Oct 09, 2015 9:56 am

Hi Mohsen,

How are you my old friend? I hope you are fine; enjoying every minute of your life. I think Isfahan has a special beauty in falls. Am I right?

So many thanks for your concerted efforts and attempts to keep the forum active. Well Done! Thank you once again for keeping your fingers crossed for me. It worked. :lol:

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Hi Setareh(Zivar)!

Post by behnam » Fri Oct 09, 2015 9:59 am

Hi Setareh,

How are you doing? I hope you are doing well. That's always nice seeing your posts in the thread. Thank you very much for visiting the thread regularly. I know, you are busy these days, but I hope you will make some time for us in this place too.

Thank you once again for your care and support.

All the best,
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Long time no see!

Post by behnam » Fri Oct 09, 2015 10:03 am

Hi Elham, Setareh(Setayesh), Amal, Mortaza, Andrew, Veronica, ...

How are you? I hope you are happy and healthy. This is just to let you know I've missed you terribly. You are absent for a long time. I hope you will be back soon. I am waiting for you all the time. You are always in my thoughts.

I am looking forward to reading your posts as soon as possible.

All the best,
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Hi Lovelife!

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Hi Lovelife,

How are you? I hope you are fine. Thank you for joining us. I guess I have already said welcome to you! Anyway, welcoming people is a good action. Therefore, it is logical, beneficial, and acceptable to welcome a quest twice. :lol:

To be honest, I didn't get what the problem or the imaginary problem is. Does the boss or a colleague is cruel or selfish, or maybe careless at your workplace? Does someone expects to receive more than what s/he gives? Please make it clear for me. I will give my opinion after knowing what the main problem is.

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Hi Lee Wooseok!

Post by behnam » Fri Oct 09, 2015 10:18 am

Hi Lee Wooseok,

Thank you so much for posting in this place. I think you a student and you've got Mid-term-exams. I wish you success in your exams.

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behnam wrote:Hi Lee Wooseok,

Thank you so much for posting in this place. I think you a student and you've got Mid-term-exams. I wish you success in your exams.

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Behnam, 9 October, 2015
Hello, Behnam.

How are you?
Through your post, I have seen that you passed PhD successfully. Congratulation!!

I did not have mid-term exam yet. It will start on Monday, 19 October. Now, I am studying and preparing for the exam at a cafe. The subject that I am studying is 'The British Empire and Commonwealth'.

Above this subject, I should do a lot of assignments for the exam to get to good credits. However, I am happy to be able to learn knowledge.

Thank you,
Have a nice day!.
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Hi again Lee Wooseok!

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LeeWooseok wrote:I did not have mid-term exam yet. It will start on Monday, 19 October. Now, I am studying and preparing for the exam at a cafe. The subject that I am studying is 'The British Empire and Commonwealth'.
Hi Lee,

Thank you very much for your kind message. I wish you success in your exam. By the way, the title of your subject is nice, but that would be nicer if the title was 'The British Empire and common way of stealing the wealth of the Middle East and India'! This topic is longer than your topic, but it reflects the facts much better than yours. :lol: {-: :lol:

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Feeling Nostalgic!

Post by behnam » Fri Oct 09, 2015 2:39 pm

Hi friends,

A few minutes ago, I made my room neat and tidy. I gathered the books and notebooks and put them on the shelf. I am feeling nostalgic now!
}: }: }: (Crying)(Crying)(Crying)(Crying)(Crying)(Crying) }: }: }:

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Pens&Notebooks!

Post by behnam » Sat Oct 10, 2015 4:36 pm

Hi friends,

Many people ask me about how to do a PhD. They often ask: What is the key secret of your success? Most of the time I don't reply by words. I put the empty pens and full notebooks on the table and say: I have emptied this much ink on these Notebooks! I think this is a good answer. I took photo of empty pens and full notebooks. I have used these pen in taking notes from PhD courses. You should know, I seldom take notes in the classes. I always read books instead of reading other people's notes. These notes are taken from several books related to main topics of PhD!


Pictures speak louder than words!

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behnam wrote:
LeeWooseok wrote:I did not have mid-term exam yet. It will start on Monday, 19 October. Now, I am studying and preparing for the exam at a cafe. The subject that I am studying is 'The British Empire and Commonwealth'.
Hi Lee,

Thank you very much for your kind message. I wish you success in your exam. By the way, the title of your subject is nice, but that would be nicer if the title was 'The British Empire and common way of stealing the wealth of the Middle East and India'! This topic is longer than your topic, but it reflects the facts much better than yours. :lol: {-: :lol:

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Hello, Behnam.

In fact, I am learning about the true picture of the British Empire. There were a lot of discrimination against black people. My professor always tell us that we have to maintain right point of view for history as a student.

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Re: Let's learn together!

Post by LOVELIFE » Mon Oct 12, 2015 7:04 am

Hello Behnam,

Thanks for greet me & welcome me twice, you made my day! My problem solve, i have email to the person that he should do the thing himself and i did some screenshot steps by steps, and he replied me says thanks and sorry for the trouble caused. Also, i did explains to him personally that not that i don't want to help me, just he need to be more self-reliant.

anyway, i need some advise from you guys... Little grammar that i got puzzled here.
How should i put in the sentence that "we have not buy the item for quite some time" / " we have not bought the items for quite some time now? / " long time never buy the item"?

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Post by LOVELIFE » Mon Oct 12, 2015 7:06 am

Hello Behnam,

Does this forum has some kind of instant chat? like a small window where we can see who is online?
It would be great if this forum has this kind of feature....So can we go chat live like with immediate response.
worth considering? anyway..just a little idea from me..hope you guys dont mind :)

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Hi Lovelife!

Post by behnam » Mon Oct 12, 2015 5:35 pm

Hi Lovelife,

Many thanks for replying. Happy to know that you could find a way to cope with the problem.

About your grammar question, I think 'we have not bought the items for quite a long time' sounds OK. It is not correct to write 'we have not bought the items for quite some time now'. It is also incorrect to say 'we have not bought the items for quite some time'. Other options sound unusual to me.

About your suggestion, if someone signs in, they will be available to others. A thick line on their profile photo will say: ON LINE. In this case, it will be possible to sent online messages by using 'private message' which is on the right hand of the page(above). For chatting, I often use Skype. My Skype account is: behnam.pedram

Hope to hear more from you,
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A True Story!

Post by behnam » Mon Oct 12, 2015 7:21 pm

Hi friends,

Last week, on Tuesday, when I entered the rail station I saw four foreigners were arguing with the ticket-checker. The ticket-checker was a young girl. She was yelling, "Friday, Friday, ..". The foreigners were two middle-aged men and two middle-aged women. They were looking at their tickets and at other people disappointingly. I decided to help them. I asked; "Can you speak English?". They happily answered(all together); "Yes, we can." I started speaking with them. They were from Denmark. I asked the ticket-checker about the problem. She explained the problem to me in Persian. She said; "These people's tickets are for Friday not for today. Today is Tuesday. They have come three days earlier"! I took the tickets and read the date and time which were typed in Persian in them. The girl was right. I said them they were three days earlier. One of the men, who was younger than the other one, showed me something written on one of the tickets in black 'Meshad, 6th Oct 2015'! The man was also right! Funny! Both sides were amazingly right! Who was wrong? This was a big question! :lol:

I had some free time. I tried to help them, then I wanted one of the men to follow me to the upstairs to have the tickets checked by the responsible person sitting behind a computer. That was a lady who was responsible for cancelling thickets, giving information or selling tickets in case there are empty seats on a train to a requested city. The man followed me. His English was very good. He could speak German too. We went to upstairs and the lady checked the tickets. The information on the computer matched the information on the tickets. The mistake was made by the agency in which these people had bought the tickets. The ticket seller had written 'Meshad 6th Oct 2015' instead of 9th Oct...!!! A terrible mistake!

I asked the responsible lady to cancel the thickets and sell them a new one. She checked the train. There were no empty seats left. Then, those people had only one option: To go back to the hotel and go to the agency tomorrow to get their money back!

They gave me the phone number of the hotel. I called the hotel and told the receptionist the story. I asked; "Is it possible for them to be back to the hotel and stay there one night more?" The receptionist said; "That's OK. They can come and stay here."

Then I hired a taxi and gave the taxi driver the address card of the hotel. I wanted the taxi driver to let them get off exactly in front of hotel. I also said to them to inform the police in case the taxi driver asks for more money or drops them somewhere else(not at the entrance door of the hotel).

I spoke with all of them. Their English was very well. One of the ladies said; "What would have we done if you hadn't been here?" I am not sure about the grammar of this sentence, but I got the meaning. I replied; "Don't worry! God would send you someone to help." She became happy and thanked me for the help.

I was very happy, because I could use my English and help some people who were in a terrible situation. I am still happy because of what I did for them in the rail station. I had a very nice feeling for some days after that event. I was proud of myself for learning English. :lol: {-: :lol:

Oh, something interesting: When they understood that the ticket seller lady in the agency had made a big mistake in writing the date wrongly, one of the men said; "Is it possible to go to Yazd, instead of Meshad?" One of the ladies yelled at him, looked dagger at him and said to him something in their mother tongue, as if she was going to hit poor man. She did the same thing that Iranian ladies often do in such cases. I said to myself: Ladies are the same! :lol: :lol: :lol:

One thing more: They said they love Iran and its culture very much. That was why they were visiting Iran. They liked to go Meshad to visit the Holy Shrine of Imam Reza, but they couldn't!

All the best,
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Post by alfone » Tue Oct 13, 2015 10:59 am

Apart from my responsibilities at home and giving my mom a hand in home chores, I have a lot to do before beginning of the new semester. You know (everyone knows actually… after Andrew’s emphasis), next week will be the beginning of new semester in our university, and I’m just procrastinating things. I think I’m going to get myself ready in the last minutes of my deadline.

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Hi Largeut!

Post by behnam » Tue Oct 13, 2015 3:29 pm

Hi Largeut,

How are you? Welcome to this place. Thank you for saying 'Hello'. You generously have written only one word 'hello', I am replying it with a lot of words. Who is generous, you or I? :lol: {-: :lol:

I hope to hear more from you.

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Hi Alfone!

Post by behnam » Tue Oct 13, 2015 3:47 pm

Hi Alfone,

Welcome to this thread. Thank you so much for putting post in this place. It is rewarding to help mother in doing households chores. Actually, it is our duty to help mother, wife, sister, ....with doing house-based chores. One of my duties at home is making tea. Sometimes I cook, but my wife seldom lets me work in the kitchen. She thinks I am clumsy when it comes to working in the kitchen. In other words, I am like an elephant in a china shop. Once I wanted to help her with washing dishes, but unluckily, I broke an expensive plate. {-: :lol: {-:

I wish you success at university and in all aspects of life. Hope to hear more from you.

All the best,
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behnam wrote:Hi JasleenKaur,

Welcome! Thank you for joining us and putting comment in this thread. Thank you once again for saying positive things about me. That's very kind of you.

Would you please write more about yourself? I am waiting for your reply.

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Post by LeeWooseok » Wed Oct 14, 2015 12:05 pm

Hello, friends,
How are you?
Currently, I am a university student, as you know, and taking a lecture, Intercultural Communication. I have been making a living in societies, customs, and ultimately in a variety of cultures. At the same time, however, I have never thought about cultural effects surrounding us.

Thus, about the culture, I would like to talk about cultural influences with you. I will show you lists that includes cultural factor, so if you have a opinion, please reply. I would like to exchange and share our opinions more deeply.

STRUCTURAL: Geography, Communications, Climate, Population density and spread, Centralisation of power, Role of religion, Political system, Role of authority
SOCIAL: Balance between family and work, Class distinctions, Dress, Punctuality, Emotional displays, Ideas of physical beauty, Taboos, Humour, Respect for age, Gender, Politeness to the outsider
PHYSICAL: Physical contact, Physical gestures, Physical distance, Speech: Volume, speed, Handshakes and greetings, Body language

Thank you,
Have a nice day.

Lee, Wooseok.

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never a soulmate is met , unless you follow to find it

Post by Mohsen » Wed Oct 14, 2015 3:40 pm


Hi Hurieh,

As you said the way to men’s heart is through their stomach ,that is right ,but not enough ,women know that they look more attractive when they wear high-heeled shoes ,so in the first meeting they wear a high heeled slipper and walking in the room, I mean that stomach ,and some other parts is very important for a man and a man should approve these criteria .. {-;

I have a beautiful boy friend , he is enough beautiful that no one can resist against him , sometimes I comb his hair with my hand and enjoy it, he was gifted a nice face , but I always tell hime : poor is that girl who will fall in your trap as a wife , one of his defects is that his mouth make a lot of voice when he eats something … you see how my talented wife tested my eating in the first meeting by peeling an orange {-: {-: ,she killed two birds by one stone.
Another defect of my friend is that in 24 hours ,he goes to W.C 48 times, so he can’t go travel , or sitting in a party for long time , when he was in university he always left the class in middle of time. He say that he always has a kind of stress in his stomach .he has a dog life , he can’t sleep at night , another defect is that he likes to eat Sirab Shirdon very much , where is his soul mate… :lol: :lol: ? I never heard modern women like to eat Sirab Shirdon, another defect is that he always do his job in the minute of 90, he always running to get on the bus , while he was watching a movie , lying down in front of TV for 2 hours before running. In a nut shell , he is suitable to kill his wife , but some girls say that it is worth to have him and bear his one hundred defects.
About “Everyone meets his/her soul mate when s/he is in right place and at right time” I believe never a soulmate is met , unless you follow to find it

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Post by Hurieh » Thu Oct 15, 2015 4:35 am

Dear Behnam,

First of all, I’d like to sincerely and enthusiastically congratulate you on your superb achievement.

Your incredible perseverance, remarkable attempts, great abilities, and unparalleled skills are quite obvious and inspiring to everyone, particularly me. I always praise you at my heart for these commendable traits. Thanks for sharing your happiness and precious experiences with us.

After reading your post, thought, I asked myself: “What if we could celebrate a surprise party for Professor Behnam on this occasion in cyber world all together? “

Let’s see…
Imagine a long red carpet which leads to a stage that is located on the third step of the stairs, and is covered by a fairly long velvet curtain. The curtain runs along to both sides gently and automatically. Behind the curtain, there is a table on which a big cake is placed. A concise message in a nice font is visible on the cake and it is:
“Congratulations. We all are proud of you.”

There are also many gifts on the table with colorful wrapping papers. One of the gifts which winks amazingly and gets the attentions in first glance is a small luxury gold color box which is wrapped by a red ribbon, and a magical pen with violet ink is in it—the ink never finishes.

And some entertainments like doing firework, taking photos, clapping loudly, chanting happy messages, and…

Oh…Gosh…What happened to the electricity? Sounds like the power went off. Heheheee

What a pity!

But… wait wait… Something is still left in my right pocket… Emm… here you go!


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Sincere best wishes,
Hurieh
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Post by Hurieh » Thu Oct 15, 2015 5:32 am

Dear Mohsen,

Thank you very much for your beautiful post.

Mohsen wrote:
As you said the way to men’s heart is through their stomach ,that is right ,but not enough ,women know that they look more attractive when they wear high-heeled shoes ,so in the first meeting they wear a high heeled slipper and walking in the room, I mean that stomach ,and some other parts is very important for a man and a man should approve these criteria .. {-;

The rule “The way to men's heart…” is not allegedly written by me. I just pointed to one of the ways to men's heart. Nevertheless, you are definitely right. A variety of requisites are also needed to win men’s heart; however, I didn’t mean to dig it more. I also appreciate you for not going deeper. Winking!

Regarding heels, women wear heeled-shoes in different situations and for different purposes. But they mostly wear them to show they are taller than what they are.
I personally wear them in two situations—in wedding ceremonies where I can’t wear running shoes (heheheee) and at university only if I have an important meeting or interview in which I have to stand at the tribune--it strangely gives me more self-confidence when I look taller than those who are going to evaluate me.
But in general, I mostly wear non-heeled shoes for two main reasons. First, I’m worried if I get low back pain in old ages due to wearing uncomfortable shoes (heheheee). Second, I’m tall enough and wearing heeled-shoes makes me look lanky (heheheee).


Mohsen wrote:
you see how my talented wife tested my eating in the first meeting by peeling an orange {-: {-: ,she killed two birds by one stone.
You have directly and indirectly shown what a professional huntress your lovely wife is in your previous posts, and no one has this right to doubt this fact. I suppose you are one of the birds you mentioned (BIG LOL); but what do you mean by another bird? Winking!

And about beauty, if we put our binoculars aside and let our eyes see beyond the bodily beauty, the souls rather than bodies I mean, our ideas about beauty will change. Some people are more beautiful internally regardless of what they look externally. They have beautiful hearts, and you should be with them for a while or even more to discover it. So, you feel as if you easily see their gold heart which is as precious as a gem or pearl at their tin rib cage through looking at their eyes. And you can pierce into deep layers of their soul even with shallow looks. I’ve deduced this through dealing with different people, especially my friends. And still, I confess that humans are complicated, mysterious, and unpredictable.

I never deny the sweetness of outer beauty though. Beauty is a God-gifted virtue and appealing, especially when it joins other positive inner beauties. Love and logic meet each other more easily when someone finds both inner and outer beauty in another one. Nonetheless, it’s not that easy to reach both in a single person.
Meanwhile, I believe beauty, grace, and daintiness are more feminine than masculine. That’s why women are called as “dainty gender” by men.
A lady (particularly a jealous lady) who owns a man with eye-catchy beauty is always worried about her husband in case he may fall in trap over and over. In other words, she must share the beauty of her husband with others. LOL

Mohsen wrote:
About “Everyone meets his/her soul mate when s/he is in right place and at right time” I believe never a soulmate is met , unless you follow to find it
I agree with your idea. However, I liked to read more about the impact of destiny on marriage from you and our friends.

Regards,
Hurieh
Oct 15th/ 2015


P.S. Why doesn't your friend consult with an urologist to make sure nothing is wrong with his urinary system?

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Plagiarism!

Post by Hurieh » Thu Oct 15, 2015 5:48 am

alfone* wrote:
Apart from my responsibilities at home and giving my mom a hand in home chores, I have a lot to do before beginning of the new semester. You know (everyone knows actually… after Andrew’s emphasis), next week will be the beginning of new semester in our university, and I’m just procrastinating things. I think I’m going to get myself ready in the last minutes of my deadline.

[*Hurieh wrote on Feb 5th/ 2015 , pg: 100]
This is the most evident sample of plagiarism I’ve ever seen. Heheheeee…

However, it was a good excuse to welcome Alfone and other newcomers, and to remember dear Andrew who has not been with us for quite a long time. Hope to read more from dear Andrew and new comers very soon in case they still track this long never-dying thread.

Regards,
Hurieh
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Hi Mohsen

Thank you so much for wishing me health. That's really kind of you. To be honest, I always enjoy reading your posts. You write very fluently and ,of course, very beautifully. As an English teacher and a language learner, I would like to know how you have learned English?
I'll be grateful if other friends and you tell us about your experiences of learning English.


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Hi Behnam

I read your posts. I'm really happy to hear that you have passed your exam successfully. I had the same experience a few months ago. I was also very happy after taking the last exam of my academic life.Such exams are really stressful because you are evaluated just by answering four or five questions. You will be lucky if you know the answer of all questions esp the first one :-D . However, we were lucky because we didn't have an interview :-) .
I also read your experience in train station. I think those tourists were really lucky that met you in that difficult situation. I can imagine how have you felt helping those Danish people.

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Thanks Hurieh!

Post by behnam » Fri Oct 16, 2015 7:23 am

Hi Hurieh,

Many many thanks for holding an imaginary party for me. It was very nice of you. I felt it by my heart, as if I was at that party. Thank you once again for that beautiful card you had put in the post. It was very kind and sweet of you.

I am following your nice posts carefully. I read them with special concentration and attention. In particular, your recent discussion about falling in love, setting trap, ...you have with Mohsen is very sweet and informative as well. I do love the way you and Mohsen look at this important aspect of human being's life. Philosophically speaking, love between the opposite se*es is one of the most complicated subjects in the world. Everybody looks at it through his/her field of view. Every person describes it through the angel they approach it or from their own point of views and the experience they have experienced in life. Amazingly, what people say(see or experience) differs from person to person! That's why I believe love-based advice, stories, events, ... cannot be reliable, since there is no a unique law in that area! In other words, love-related things are not like Physics to be formulated in a way that work in the entire universe.

In your last post to Mohsen, you have written something nice about beauty. It was a wonderful description.

Dear Hurieh, I am still imagining the way you walk with your high-heeled shoes and the moment you are taking something out from your pocket! Winking. I wish someone could take an unaware photo of you in those situations. :lol: :lol: :lol: {-: :lol: :lol: :lol:

All the best,
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Thanks Sara!

Post by behnam » Fri Oct 16, 2015 7:38 am

Hi Sara,

How are you dear professor? I hope you are doing well and enjoying every moment of your life. Your kind tone of voice is still in my ears. I hope we will chat again on Skype.

Thank you so much for congratulating. As you said, PhD Final Qualifying Exam is the most stressful one in someone's life. For me it was highly stressful for me.

Dear professor Sara, we are all honoured to have you in the thread. Please regularly and actively participate in discussions. I expect you to write more and teach English to us. Let me make an analogy. You are as a container full of honey(you are like a hive), but you should let us taste the honey in the hive. I don't know how it could be possible, either we must make some holes in the container to get the honey out of it, or you yourself open some doors for us to enjoy tasting the honey! Hahahahahahahaha...So philosophical! :lol: :lol: {-: :lol: :lol:

Anyway, let people use your knowledge. You may say: People are not interested in learning from me! Come on! I am ready to taste the honey!
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Friendship!

Post by behnam » Fri Oct 16, 2015 8:12 am

Hi friends,

How are you? I hope you are fine and enjoying every moment of this beautiful autumn. After getting up, I checked my mailbox. I had two mails from two different corners of the Earth.Two nice emails from two sweet friends; from the West and the East! The mails made me feel nice and happy.

I am writing this to strongly emphasize the importance of being patient in friendships. As I've written many times, forming a friendship is like implanting a small tree. A lot of patience, care, attention, efforts, and attempts are needed to grow that tree up and then enjoy the fruits of our success in growing that. Some people have got wrong ideas about friendship. They wrongly and stupidly expect to shape a friendship today, and enjoy its sweetness tomorrow! It is against of the laws of nature. Even vegetables need some time to grow up and then give benefits(usable leaves) let alone fruit trees. Walnut for example, gives fruits after seven years of planting! We have got about one hounded walnut trees in our garden in Azerbaijan. I am quite sure about what i claimed! {-: :lol: {-:

I said something about receiving two nice emails today. Believe it or not, due to some misunderstandings in both cases, we had some sort of quarrel or even fight. However, we were patient. Honestly speaking, I was patient. Now, my patience is showing some sweet results. I am enjoying the way they both; on different parts of the world write to me. I feel powerful and successful. :lol:

Let's be patient in friendship. let's be positive. Let's be patient with the difficulties of friendship. Let's expect logical results from friendship. Let's care about newly established friendship. Some people may ask why? The answer is so simple: Without friendship, life is like repeating doing the same things over and over. Friendships create new things in our lives. We are social creatures. We steadily shine when we coat our hearts with friendship!

I wish you happy moments and success.

All the best,
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Post by setareh » Sun Oct 18, 2015 7:10 am

I always think about destiny and I wonder what really it is. Is it something written and determined by us or it has been destined for us? Do we have control over our fate or we are the actors of a play that its plot has been written? We don’t choose our parents, our nationality, or even our religion and beliefs. History reveals some great people who despite their limitation take control of their lives. They go beyond their limits and make their dreams come true. It was them who decided to write their own stories just the way they want it to be.
But how about the circumstances and things which we have no control over it? For instance when a girl bumps into a guy; had they made a plan to meet? No, but if they decide to have relationship and keep that relation by getting married this would be their choice. So in my opinion meeting the person who we call it our soul mate is not all up to us. There are certain factors which we have no control, but on the other hand we could play a vital role in our destiny and meeting our soul mate could be one part of our destiny. Let’s consider the fact from another point of view for example boys have more control over their life like finding their soul mates, but poor girls should wait for the perfect soul mate to come with his white horse. {-:
Dear Hurieh, what is your definition of soul mate? If a person has so many things in common with us or someone who thinks like us can we call him or her our soul mate? Or when you meet someone who is different from you and you fall in love with him, could he be your soul mate?
Anyway whether we find someone so similar or different from us to keep the good relationship we should be selfless, caring and understanding. I mean maybe there is not someone as your soul mate rather we make a soul mate through a good relationship. I mean two person could grow with each other, could highlight their similarities and diminish their differences then enjoy the relationship and thinking that” oh this is my soul mate” that I have always wanted.
I wish you all the best,
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Dear Behnam,

Post by setareh » Sun Oct 18, 2015 7:26 am

Dear Behnam, I hope you and your lovely family are doing great. Are you enjoying your favorite season? Autumn is a really beautiful season with its wonderful weather and colorful leaves. As i was walking this morning i realized that there is so much beauty in fall; i breathed the cool and pure weather deep into my lungs and I whispered" God thank you for all your blessings".
Please accept my congratulations from the bottom of my heart for passing your final exam successfully. I am sure you own this success due to your hard working and perverseness, so you deserve it. We are all so proud of you. :-D we are looking forward to seeing your name in different scientific magazines for your articles and theories. I wish you all the best.
Setareh(zivar) {-;

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Thanks Setareh(Zivar)!

Post by behnam » Tue Oct 20, 2015 6:31 pm

Hi Zivar,

Many thanks for your friendly post. It was full of kindness and affection. Thank you once again for asking a very nice, but difficult question. Nobody can answer to that! :lol: :lol: :lol:

We are neither completely free to shape our destiny as we wish, nor obligated to live without having any roles in planning our future. What we do now, certainly, affects our future, however, most of the time the future is outside our control.

I believe, for everybody, there are billions ways to select to move in the direction of time. Let's assume we are at point A now. We see billions ways to continue moving from A to B. We must choose one of them. The way we often choose to move is related to the potential(tools, possibilities or capabilities) we have received from our previous choice. When we are at point A, we take some factors into consideration, but there are many unknown effective factors too. We cannot consider everything. Therefore, we have to make a choice. After this choice, we reach point B. Now, we are at point B. We must move to point C. Again we consider as many factors as we know. We use as many tools as we have to evaluate billion ways. However, we have to finally take one way. We are not aware of quality of the way we choose. Maybe it passes through a beautiful garden, or quite the reverse, maybe it passes through a desert. Nobody is one hundred percent sure about the safety of the chosen way! Nothing can guarantee the path we select. Wisdom works, but it is not enough, because the majority of effective factors are unknown to us. We are limited in time(we are the time prisoners)! For this reason, we often speak about destiny, chance, obligation, and similar words. Therefore, as far as the previous choices are concerned, we can plan our future as we wish. However, in terms of unknown factors related to the nature of being time prisoner, we have to lean on chance! That's is why we are neither completely free nor entirely obligated. A combination of both of them, actually! It should be noticed that the coefficients of freedom and obligation differ from person to person. Having good choices in the past, due to our own wisdom and benefiting from the owner of the universe; from the creator of time and paths, someone may have muchfreedom than others. I think, an English saying is proper for this situation: You reap what you sow. Another nice one is 'what goes around, comes around'! We have got similar sayings in Persian. You know them much better than me.

All the best,
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Suffering for beauty!

Post by Hurieh » Wed Oct 21, 2015 7:08 pm

Dear Behnam,

How’s your life rolling in this spectacularly colorful season of year? I hope you are doing pretty well. Thanks for your lovely post. I’m glad to hear that you liked that imaginary party and its attachment.
Regarding the last topic that Mohsen and I were discussing, I should say that I’m half-serious, half- not serious in elaborating on this delicate topic. So, it demands the great acuity of yours and other friends’ to distinguish where I am serious and where not. Winking!
behnam wrote:
Dear Hurieh, I am still imagining the way you walk with your high-heeled shoes and the moment you are taking something out from your pocket! Winking. I wish someone could take an unaware photo of you in those situations. :lol: :lol: :lol: {-: :lol: :lol: :lol:
Heheheee … Don’t worry dear Behnam. I won’t fall down. I’m used to stepping slowly and firmly. You haven’t seen my steely steps (winking)! Anyway, I also have to confess that I’m so curious and willing to see how you were imagining me in those postures. I wish I could take a screenshot from your mind and see the way you were imagining me.

Dear Behnam, I’m told that men have great power of imagination. For example, you can show them a picture and leave them alone for a while. They are able to make a 90-minute 3D film out of it by using this power. I won’t explain about myself anymore. Since I want to feed your power of imagination by leaving some empty spaces and holes in your mind. Heheheee

Talking about high-heeled shoes, I want to tell you something about this topic. The majority of women see themselves like the picture below when they wear high-heeled shoes.

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But I personally see myself differently wearing those shoes. Check it out below. Some women don't know what may happen to their skeletal systems when they wear these type of shoes in long row.

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I just remembered a news on TV about foot binding procedure done (or perhaps, has being done) by Chinese women as an ancient custom. They wrapped their feet and the fingers in bandages tightly in small ages to make their feet look smaller. By the passage of time, they faced broken deformed painful feet. It was even more common among wealthy people whose women weren’t forced to work at home.

Whether this idea about beauty has been abolished or not among Chines women, we are witnessing many different procedures people are doing to look the way they like. Every culture in every era, has its own idol(s) of beauty that some people tend to follow and imitate it(them).

After thinking about ancient Chinese women, I remembered a quote from a friend of mine--One of my classmates in high school who was extraordinary. She read a lot of books, novels, so on, and wished to be a philosopher in future. She was a different girl—quite different. I can’t and won’t forget her at all. Good old days! Now, she is a housewife philosopher.

She used to say: “To feel beautiful is much more important than to be beautiful.” I exactly remember her nice meaningful statement in Persian… احساس زیبا بودن از زیبا بودن مهمتر است
Now, I guess I can understand what she meant.

And finally, as dear Mohsen also mentioned in his previous post somehow: “Women all are beautiful potentially and naturally. However, the thing is that some women don’t know how to appear beautiful.” By the way, I believe that natural beauty is much sweeter than artificial beauties.


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Written destiny or unwritten?!? That's the question!

Post by Hurieh » Wed Oct 21, 2015 7:36 pm

Dear Setareh (Zivar),

Thank you very much for your comprehensive post. You had explained your ideas wisely. You truly deserve to be called “Zivar”. Your great thoughts seem to me as precious as jewel.

Regarding destiny, I appreciate you and dear Behnam for sharing your valuable ideas. You are both experienced and wise to elaborate on this topic. And I feel I’m still too inexperienced to talk about this topic. It’s still a big question mark in my mind. I don’t exactly know how to put my thoughts in words to make them seem comprehensible. When I think about these things, I feel as if I’m lost in a huge maze. A variety of thoughts, ideas, premises, and hypotheses come into my mind and I don’t know how to shape them.

I am not going to reject the reality of destiny, but I don’t like to accept something as destiny in my life. I don’t know why…Perhaps it has something to do with my personality and nature that reject whatever that appears to be out of control. I don’t like to let things or people limit me. I don’t like to feel I’m defeated. And I don’t like to accept that my plans and horizons are victimized and I was quite hopeless to change them.
In most unpleasant cases, it’s typical of us to label our laziness, hesitancy, and fears as our destiny. In other words, we try to put the blame on someone or something else not to feel regret about ourselves. We use different strategies to exculpate ourselves of any wrongdoing or mistake.

Who does define destiny? How can someone measure it and with using which reliable standard scale?
We can’t find a clear border or definition for limitations, hindrances, difficulties, and so on. Something may seem to me beyond control and difficult-to-achieve. But, someone else finds a way to overcome it. Something may seem an obstacle for me, but someone else may consider it a gold key to success.

People may say that there are some things which are destined for us and we had no control over them… such as our family, religion, appearance, whatnot. But the question is who has had control over these things. Is there anyone who has chosen his/her family, physical qualities, so on?

We are not supposed to expect everything to be like what we expect. We shouldn’t expect to have everything under our control. It’s quite against the rules of nature and our creation. We are not the creator of this world.
In most cases (not all) thought, we can be a change maker rather than a hopeless defeated. For example, I haven’t chosen my religion. I’ve inherited it from my family, and they have inherited it from their family, and… But, I have this alternative to turn to another religion in case I come across another religion which is more comprehensible and complete.

Once again, I want to highlight that I don’t mean to reject destiny. But I believe that there is no firm steady definition for destiny. Something that seems to me as unchangeable destiny may be a turning point for someone else that changes the entire direction of his/her life. I hope I could convey my message properly and clearly.


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The world is in grief! !

Post by Hurieh » Wed Oct 21, 2015 7:41 pm

Black color of grief is obvious all around. And this repeated question once gain… What is the secret behind this unfadable love among people indeed?
I beg you all to remember me in mourning of our innocent Imam (PBUH) and his great companions.




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Re: Let's learn together!

Post by Mohsen » Thu Oct 22, 2015 11:59 am

Hi Sara,

I hope you are doing well, as a teacher you are very kind about my English, and you made me hopeful, thank you.
For learning English , I intended in English academy some years ago , took part in English classes for a period of time, I remember the book interchange , the first lesson was making a date which I never learn it well :~: :~:
On my school of thought the English is the language of our enemy, so I made a decision to learn it, be able to deal with millions of faked news which is written against Islam and specially Shieh. For example the USA Government which is the biggest threat for the peace of world , and the biggest supporter of terrorists in the world introduce Iran as terrorist backer by millions of propaganda and interviews in its global mass media. This media never see how a girl in occupied land killed by direct shot of Israel soldier in 2 meters but magnify the execution of some smugglers as a human right violation in Iran.

These day I have less time to be here, because during the 10 days, I go to the Imam Hussein mourning ceremonies which are holding all over the cities.
In a brief I say about 1000 years ago ,about the event of killing Imam Hussien and 72 of his companion by Yazeed Ibn Muawiyah , we understand that there was Islamic government like ISIS state which even killed the prophet’s grandchild ( Imam Hussein) in the name of Islam.
Of course the ISIS is different, because ISIS is supported by some powerful countries, and if we want to do something for Imam Hussein , we should write the real face of these courtiers via internet ,and other soft wares .
Nowaday people of the world have less peace and calm ,because they made a distance between God and their soul. it is said “The nearer the soul is to God, the less its ,since the point nearest the circle is subject to least motion disturbances”
And this is what our prophet (PBUH) said about Imam Hussein “Hossein is the light of guidance and the rescue ship”

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Just for you!

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This beautiful image is put here just for you!

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This is just for you too!

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You deserve to look at this beautiful image with your beautiful eyes! Just for you!

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Imam Hussein(PBUH); The Pattern of Noble people!

Post by behnam » Fri Oct 23, 2015 5:40 pm


الگوي هر آزاده‌اي اي حسين جانم
در راه حق جان داده‌اي اي حسين جانم


Imam Hussein is the pattern of every noble person in the world. Imam Hussein is the symbol of every free person in the world. He gave himself, his families and relatives in the way of rightness! He sacrificed himself, his families and his relatives and companies to teach human beings how to live in a right way. He didn't agree with the illegal government and king of his era, and didn't follow them, because they were against God. He sacrificed himself for his beliefs. He is really the pattern of not only Shiite, but also all noble people at all eras!

I love Imam Hussein very much. To prove my life, I am trying to smell, at least a little bit like him. We should know, love without practical actions is just a useless feeling. If we love someone, we must be in his/her orbit to turn around him/her. Turning around someone is following his/her lifestyle as much as we can! This is the meaning of love in my book!

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Re: Let's learn together!

Post by LeeWooseok » Sat Oct 24, 2015 8:50 am

Hello, friends.
How was your day?
I have done my mid-term exam well and came back to my routine with this weekend. For a moment with this weekend, I will put my works, assignments aside. I am curious for your days.

In Korea, recently, making history textbook to be under the government administration to national textbook is main issue. I would like to hear your opinions about what is the right thing to do?

Thank you very much.
I hope for all of you to spend nice days!

Lee, Wooseok.

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Hello Hello Hello .... ;) !!!

Post by arsalanadz » Sat Oct 24, 2015 10:57 am

Hi to everyone in this beautiful thread , I would love to introduce myself at first because it's my first post and except Behnam and Hurieh no one else know me here, Well I'm Arsalan from Iran , Single and 26 years old , I found this tread about couple of weeks ago , When i saw the first post which Behnam introduced himself and wrote about his passions , i thought " Oh another Iranian who is trying to learn English in one corner of this virtual world ",But when i saw the date and noticed that it belong to 3 years ago ,I said definitely this is too old and probably its not active now and i should leave , But when i came to 136 page i was amazed that this guy is still writing and in this period of time his writing ability become awesome although this tread become more active rather than before then i have decided to participate here as a child writer with lots of weakness in writing Skill , As concern to my point i prefer to talk instead of writing, as in my PM to Hurieh and my discussion with Behnam in Skype , I'm a crazy Skyper who use Skype before buying Skype by Microsoft ,But now i think writing is also interesting , I'll try to write more and more to get better at writing .

Always want peace and calm for every human in this planet , Wish you all the best in your journey of this beautiful life , In Last but not least i want to share one of my quote about life hope you guys like it .
Life is beautiful if we want


(If there any suggestion for better writing , i will warmly appreciate them )

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Re: Let's learn together!

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I have learned.Nice sujet...

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Welcome Arsalan!

Post by behnam » Tue Oct 27, 2015 5:22 pm

Hi Arsalan,

Welcome to this thread. Thank you for joining us. Your English is excellent. You can be an effective member of this thread by sharing your English-learning experiences. Sorry to be late in replying. I was in Tabriz. I hadn't got access to the Internet.

Thank you for saying positive things about thread. That's very kind of you. Please do not hesitate to put posts in this place.

I hope to hear more from you.

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Tabriz!

Post by behnam » Thu Oct 29, 2015 11:50 am

Hi friends,

On last Monday, I was in Tabriz. I had a meeting with my supervisor, a very good professor at Quantum Optics.

According to the recent report of the UN, Tabriz is the best city in Iran. In terms of beauty, civilization, atmosphere, architect, culture, industry, foods, etc.Tabriz ranks first in Iran. I personally was born and grow up in Tehran, but Tabriz is really a different city. I feel its differences as long as I enter its rail station. In Tabriz, one can easily sees the differences from other cities. I've been to many cities in Iran. I've visited Shiraz, Isfahan, Mashhad, etc., but they are not comparable with Tabriz. This is not what I say. This is said by the UN!

It is worth visiting this city.

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A point!

Post by behnam » Fri Oct 30, 2015 5:39 am

Hi friends,

How are you? I hope you are all fine.

Most of the time, the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak. What should we do then? We should cut our coat according to our cloth! :lol: :lol: {-: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Let's learn together!

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Hi, Anyone can help me with grammar and punctuation ?

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Re: A point!

Post by Mohsen » Fri Oct 30, 2015 6:56 am

behnam wrote:Hi friends,

How are you? I hope you are all fine.

Most of the time, the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak. What should we do then? We should cut our coat according to our cloth! :lol: :lol: {-: :lol: :lol:

All the best,
Behnam, 30 October, 2015

Hi Behnam,

Hope you are well and enjoy the nice rainy days , It is 10 in the morning , I did some exercises in the park at morning in the park under the gentle rain.It increase my energy and morale, then came back home to eat my favorite breakfast which is a big lamb tongue with lamb brain which cooked together , first I make a Tileet , cut the bread in small pieces ,put them in a bowl full of soup, squeeze a fresh lemon on the soup and then attack to eat, I think it is useful to adjust the flesh to spirit willing ,you can try it , it is Azarbiajan traditional dish. :lol: :lol: :lol: .Some people check the cow’s tail , if you dare not to be attacked by Indian Cow worshipper {-; {-;

Have a great weekend
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Pomegranate!

Post by behnam » Fri Oct 30, 2015 7:16 am

Hi friends,

Yesterday, I bought some Pomegranate. They were sweet, red and watery. It is not easy to buy Pomegranate with the whole necessary quantities such as dark red colour, sweetness and a lot of water! Today, I went to the same shop and bought 25Kilograms Pomegranate. In fact, I bought all Pomegranate in the shop! :lol: :lol: :lol: {-: :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: Let's learn together!

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JasleenKaur wrote:Hi, Anyone can help me with grammar and punctuation?
Hi,

I am ready to help you. Just let me know how I can help you? Put your questions in this place. I will try my best to answer them. Helping you will improve my skills in English.

Hope to here from you soon.

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Yazdi Cake!

Post by behnam » Fri Oct 30, 2015 8:43 am

Hi Hurieh,

How are you dear? I hope you are great. I've missed you very much. Your name is associated with Yazdi cake. I love drinking tea with Yazdi Cake. Yesterday, I bought some Cake Yazdi, only to remember you. A few minutes ago, I brought a mug of tea and some cake Yazdi. There are on my table in front of me now.

I am waiting for your posts impatiently.

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Welcome

Post by setareh » Fri Oct 30, 2015 8:48 am

dear Arsalan, welcome to this wonderful thread. I am somehow new here; when i joined this amazing group every welcome from the members here made me so happy or better to say made me feel at home. :-D All of our friends here like dear Behnam, Mohsen, Hurieh, Elham and so many others are so great at writing. I didn't have so much experience at writing and it was kind of difficult for me to write, but joining this wonderful group has helped me a lot. Now i actually love to write. I also love speaking and i like to speak English fluently.
we are all looking forward to reading more from you.
I wish you all the best,
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Thanks for your tasty post!

Post by Hurieh » Fri Oct 30, 2015 11:25 am

Dear Behnam,

I have no word to sincerely thank you for your kindness and consideration. Thank you very much for your tasty post. It was a great surprise. It left sweet taste in my mouth.

Dear Behnam, I also like cake Yazdi. I wonder if it has the same taste you have experienced. You know, cake Yazdi which is being baked here has pleasing fragrance and smell of rose water. I love it only because of its fragrance. Anyway, I hope it will bring smile on your face when you are eating cake Yazdi.

Meanwhile, thank you very much for sharing the picture of pomegranate with us. I really love the red color of pomegranate. You know, I usually play with fruits and smell them before putting them in my mouth. I love the smell of fruits, especially those which have nice fragrance such as apple, quince, lemon, and so on.

Last week we were invited to a beautiful village far away from Yazd by some relatives of ours. After taking part in Imam Hosein’s (PBUH) mourning, we went to their garden which had several pomegranate trees. …You probably know how much I love nature and natural things. There was a nice narrow stream there flowing under trees, an old castle on top of a hill near the garden, AND THE MAGNIFICENT VIEW OF SUNSET…WOW… We sat in the shade of trees, ate some pomegranate (you can’t imagine how enjoyable it is when you pick up a fruit from a tree yourself, and eat it there in nature), and took several team photos. I enjoyed that small but beautiful garden fully. I wish I could take that beautiful garden and spectacular view of sunset to Yazd. We headed toward our home at late evening while I was feeling as if I have left a piece of my heart there.


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Welcome!

Post by Hurieh » Fri Oct 30, 2015 11:26 am

Dear Arsalan, hello

Welcome to this beautiful thread once again. It’s nice to have another dedicated member with us.

It’s exactly one year and two months that I’ve been here in EC. I’m really grateful to dear Behnam as the founder of this wonderful place. Without doubt, I’m deeply indebted to him for every single thing he has taught me. I also appreciate other friends here for making this thread a beautiful place to be in.

We have lost count of the number of people came here and left posts. But, the number of whom they are still active and loyal to this circle is countable. Hope you’ll enjoy being here as much as I am.


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What a Great Surprise!

Post by Hurieh » Sat Oct 31, 2015 1:43 pm

Hi friends,

Today, I got up at early morning and noticed that it’s a gloomy day. So, I rushed toward the window and took a quick look at yard. OMG… Am I awake? These are small drops of rain on the ground… What a great surprise my God!!!

It’s really enjoyable to open your eyes at early morning and see that it’s raining.

I tried to find an excuse to go out and walk in the rain. So, I put on my clothes in less than 5 minutes (or less) and went toward bakery. Hopefully, there was little chance to get quite wet since it wasn’t raining cats and dogs. I reached bakery for less than 5 minutes . The bakery was not that crowded as it used to be. So, I took (or better to say “was given” heheheee) some bread without waiting so long…Alas!!! … It was the first time I wished the bakery shop was so crowded. Hahahaaa…

Anyway, on my way back home, it started raining a little more. WoW… Pleasing smell of wet soil, fresh fragrance of bread, colorful leaves of trees,… Everything was beautiful in my eyes. I felt that I can feel the beauties around me much stronger.I felt all of my sensory receptors are activated (a little physiologic hahaaa)..The colors, the smells, everything was quite different with before.
I reached home very soon, and it was the time when it stopped raining. Although, the rain stopped quickly, but it sufficed me. Thank God for another rainy day!

To me, “rain” is equivalent with “happiness”. The rain can be destructive sometimes though-- as we can see that some northern cities have experienced flood over a few days before. I hope it always brings happiness for all people around the world.

I usually put my umbrella aside and go out when it’s raining, and let the drops of rain touch my cheeks and wash me up. I believe” those who never enjoy rain, don’t know the real happiness of life. “

Next time, when it’s raining, give it a try; and don’t forget to wrap up warm.



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Re: Let's learn together!

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Dear Wooseok, hi

How are you doing after taking your mid-term exams? I hope you are enjoying every single moment of your life fully.

LeeWooseok wrote:
In Korea, recently, making history textbook to be under the government administration to national textbook is main issue. I would like to hear your opinions about what is the right thing to do?
Thank you very much for raising such a nice topic to discuss. Honestly, I used to dislike reading history books (and also geography) when I was a school-aged student. I usually asked myself “what’s the point in reading about past era?”

Growing up, I changed my mind completely. Now I believe wholeheartedly that reading historic books is a great way to get wisdom and insight. We can learn a lot from noble figures lived in past. We may search all over the history and fail to find a compeer for some great people and noble figures lived in past era. Nevertheless, we can read about their life, biography, so on. Therefore, these written treasures which are called “history books” can be evidence for sizable achievements, valuable cultures, and great civilization of a nation and community.

A few days ago, I was looking for a scrap piece of paper among several papers and notes I had kept for several years ago. Sometimes, it’s enjoyable and interesting to review the old days by fumbling in old dust-covered documents after a long time. In the meantime, I ran into a piece of paper on which a great Iranian figure in history was described. It was about Cyprus the great.

Cyprus is known as "the founder of the Persian Achaemenian dynasty and the world's first intercontinental empire, is arguably the most important figure in Iranian history. Kurosh, as Persian-speakers would call him, has throughout the centuries been regarded by many as the ideal ruler. This universally favourable reputation is a result of Cyrus the Great's remarkable achievements." ‹1›

The last words of Cyprus the great to his sons and friends written on that piece of paper was really touchy for me. I was fascinated with his great thoughts, beliefs, personality, and traits. And I confess that we Iranians ourselves haven’t yet known and valued this great figure as he truly deserved. I feel like sharing that passage with you and my friends. You can also surf the net for “the Cyrus Cylinder” too.

I will submit a blog about his last words (testament) in next post. Please read it completely. Hope you’ll enjoy it.


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1- http://historum.com/ancient-history/820 ... great.html


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P.S. I have heard that Korea has also had an enriched history with its great figures. I would like to read more about your great historic figures.

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Cyprus's Last Words (I) !

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Cyprus's Last Words!

"My sons, and friends of mine, the end of my life is at hand: I know it by many signs. And when I am dead, you must show by word and deed that you think of me as happy. When I was a child, I had all the joys and triumphs of a child, and I reaped the treasures of youth as I grew up, and all the glories of a man when I came to man'e estate. And as the years passed, I seemed to find my powers grow with them, so that I never felt my old age weaker than my youth, nor can I think of anything I attempted or desired wherein I failed.

"Moreover, I have seen my friends made happy by my means, and my enemies crushed beneath my hand. This my fatherland, which was once of no account in Asia, I leave at the height of power, and of all that I won I think I have lost nothing. Throughout my whole life I have fared as I prayed to fare, and the dread that was ever with me lest in days to come I might see or hear or suffer evil, this dread would never let me think too highly of myself, or rejoice as a fool rejoices. And if I die now, I leave my sons behind me, the sons the gods have given me; and I leave my fatherland in happiness, and my friends. Surely I may hope that men will count me blessed and cherish my memory.

"And now I must leave instructions about my kingdom, that there may be no dispute among you after my death. Sons of mine, I love you both alike, but I choose the elder-born, the one whose experience of life is the greater, to be the leader in council and the guide in action. Thus was I trained myself, in the fatherland that is yours and mine, to yield to my elders, my brothers or my fellow-citizens, in the street, or in the place of meeting, or in the assembly for debate. And thus have I trained both of you, to honour your elders and be honoured by those who are younger than yourselves. These are the principles that I leave with you, sanctioned by time, ingrained in our customs, embodied in our laws.

"The sovereignty is yours, Cambyses; the gods have given it to you, and I also, as far as in me lies; and to you, Tanaoxares, I give the satrapy over the Medes and the Armenians and the Cadousians, these three; and though I leave your elder brother a larger empire and the name of king, your inheritance will bring you, I believe, more perfect happiness than his. I ask myself what human joy will be lacking to you: all things which gladden the hearts of men will be yours—but the craving for what is out of reach, the load of cares, the restless passion to rival my achievements, the plots and counterplots, they will follow him who wears the crown, and they are things, be well assured, that leave little leisure for happiness.

"And you, Cambyses, you know of yourself, without words from me, that your kingdom is not guarded by this golden sceptre, but by faithful friends; their loyalty is your true staff, a sceptre which shall not fail. But never think that loyal hearts grow up by nature as the grass grows in the field: if that were so, the same men would be loyal to all alike, even as all natural objects are the same to all mankind. No, every leader must win his own followers for himself, and the way to win them is not by violence but by loving-kindness. And if you would seek for friends to stand by you and guard your throne, who so fit to be the first of them as he who is sprung from the self-same loins?

"Our fellow-citizens are nearer to us than foreigners, and our mess-mates dearer than strangers, and what of those who are sprung from the same seed, suckled at the same breast, reared in the same home, loved by the same parents, the same mother, the same father? What the gods have given to be the seal of brotherhood do not make of none effect yourselves. But build upon it: make it the foundation for other loving deeds, and thus the love between you shall never be overcome. The man who takes thought for his brother cares for his own self. For who but a brother can win glory from a brother's greatness? Who can be honoured as a brother can through a brother's power? Or who so safe from injury as the brother of the great? Let no one, Tanaoxares, be more eager than yourself to obey your brother and support him: to no one can his triumph or his danger come so near. Ask yourself from whom you could win a richer reward for any kindness. Who could give you stouter help in return for your own support? And where is coldness so ugly as between brothers? Or where is reverence so beautiful? And remember, Cambyses, only the brother who holds pre-eminence in a brother's heart can be safe from the jealousy of the world.

"I implore you both, my sons, by the gods of our fathers, hold each other in honour, if you care at all to do me pleasure: and none of you can say you know that I shall cease to be when I cease to live this life of ours. With your bodily eyes you have never seen my soul, and yet you have discerned its presence through its working. And have you never marked the terrors which the spirits of those who have suffered wrong can send into the hearts of their murderers, and the avenging furies they let loose upon the wicked? Think you the honours of the dead would still abide, if the souls of the departed were altogether powerless?


Will be continued...
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P.S. Taken from: http://iranian.com/main/blog/jahanshah- ... words.html

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Cyprus's Last Words (II) !

Post by Hurieh » Wed Nov 04, 2015 8:47 am

"Never yet, my sons, could I be persuaded that the soul only lives so long as she dwells within this mortal body, and falls dead so soon as she is quit of that. Nay, I see for myself that it is the soul which lends life to it, while she inhabits there. I cannot believe that she must lose all sense on her separation from the senseless body, but rather that she will reach her highest wisdom when she is set free, pure and untrammelled at last. And when this body crumbles in dissolution, we see the several parts thereof return to their kindred elements, but we do not see the soul, whether she stays or whether she departs.

"Consider," he went on, "how these two resemble one another, Death and his twin-brother Sleep, and it is in sleep that the soul of a man shows her nature most divine, and is able to catch a glimpse of what is about to be, for it is then, perhaps, that she is nearest to her freedom. Therefore, if these things are as I believe, and the spirit leaves the body behind and is set free, reverence my soul, O sons of mine, and do as I desire. And even if it be not so, if the spirit must stay with the body and perish, yet the everlasting gods abide, who behold all things, with whom is all power, who uphold the order of this universe, unmarred, unaging, unerring, unfathomable in beauty and in splendour. Fear them, my sons, and never yield to sin or wickedness, in thought or word or deed.

"And after the gods, I would have you reverence the whole race of man, as it renews itself for ever; for the gods have not hidden you in the darkness, but your deeds will be manifest in the eyes of all mankind, and if they be righteous deeds and pure from iniquity, they will blazon forth your power: but if you meditate evil against each other, you will forfeit the confidence of every man. For no man can trust you, even though he should desire it, if he sees you wrong him whom above all you are bound to love.

"Therefore, if my words are strong enough to teach you your duty to one another, it is well. But, if not, let history teach you, and there is no better teacher. For the most part, parents have shown kindness to their children and brothers to their brothers, but it has been otherwise with some. Look, then, and see which conduct has brought success, choose to follow that, and your choice will be wise.

"And now maybe I have said enough of this. As for my body, when I am dead, I would not have you lay it up in gold or silver or any coffin whatsoever, but give it back to the earth with all speed. What could be more blessed than to lie in the lap of Earth, the mother of all things beautiful, the nurse of all things good?

I have been a lover of men all my life, and methinks I would fain become a part of that which does good to man.
"And now," he added, "now it seems to me that my life begins to ebb; I feel my spirit slipping away from those parts she leaves the first. If you would take my hand once more, or look into my eyes while life is there, draw near me now; but when I have covered my face, let no man look on me again, not even you, my sons.

"But you shall bid the Persians come, and all our allies, to my sepulchre; and you shall rejoice with me an
d congratulate me that I am safe at last, free from suffering or sorrow, whether I am with God or whether I have ceased to be. Give all who come the entertainment that is fitting in honour of a man whose life on earth was happy, and so send them away.

"Remember my last saying: show kindness to your friends, and then shall you have it in your power to chastise your enemies. Good-bye, my dear sons, bid your mother good-bye for me. And all my friends, who are here or far away, good-bye."

And with these words he gave his hand to them, and then he covered his face and died.



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Nov 4th/ 2015

P.S. Taken from: http://iranian.com/main/blog/jahanshah- ... words.html

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Kurosh the great

Post by Mohsen » Fri Nov 06, 2015 4:38 am

Hi Hurieh,

Thank you for nice article you posted about Kurosh , I was reading with difficulty , there are some difficult words which I should look them up from dictionary ,and I am lazy , and also my eyes which were heavy , doze off for moments , anyway I read the long article , certainly I should read it for several times on time.I search the word of Cyprus ,in google ,it is the name of country , but the name of Kurosh is Cyrus in English , I wonder why there is two names for that great man , name is name , it should not be change in English!!!?
Today is cloudy , I like to go out for runing,but my wife has gone under the quilt and put the heater in maximum degree , She hate the cold weather while I hate the hot,. You see we have not anything in common ,and this the reason we can live together for ever :-D :-D :-D
Have a nice Friday
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Re: Kurosh the great

Post by Hurieh » Fri Nov 06, 2015 2:34 pm

Dear Mohsen, hi

Thank you very much for your post and correction. I do appreciate your subtlety and acuity. You are definitely right. I had spelled the name of “Cyrus the great” incorrectly. I do apologize for that. As I wrote before: “I’m too bad at geography and history”.

By the way, I had already read the last words of Cyrus in Persian, and I didn’t check this blog which was available on the net with full concentration and attention. After reading your post, though, I read it carefully, and noticed that it is not an easy-to-read text. It has several grammatical mistakes too. You are right. I ask you to either go for its Persian copy or look for another version which is written in plain English—Pardon my laziness please if I can’t directly refer you to a better alternative myself. Smiling!

Regarding cloudy days, to most people’s surprise, I prefer cloudy days much more than sunny days. Most people feel blue, down in the dumps, sad, and depressed in cloudy days. But for me, the most beautiful, enjoyable, interesting, lovely, romantic, and unforgettable days are cloudy days—especially in case it rains too. I love cloudy days since they give me the feeling that it may rain very soon--a kind of feeling as if I’m about to receive a bonus.

I would also rather cold days (or even chilly days in which you feel your bones and skeletal system are shaking) much more than hot weather. I believe we can feel and also enjoy the warmth much more when it’s too cold. And I also love cold weather since it brings more closeness and sincerity among people and the members of each family. Hopefully, my immune system is strong enough not to get flu in chilly days.

And about what you had written regarding your wife’s interests and yours which may be different sometimes…You are definitely right… The sweetness of love is not about looking for perfection or someone who has several things in common with us. It’s about trying to grow up in accordance with your love’s interests, to show caring and consideration, and to mean that you value him/her with your actions. In other words it’ not about saying “I love you” several times each day. It’s all about “caring” and “consideration”, and for example; to ask :” have you eaten anything?”.
And this quote once again: “Actions speak louder than words.”

This kind of love is evident among those couples who love each other unconditionally and I’m sure you are also included in this category. Wish you ever-lasting love.

Have romantic autumnal days ahead,


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Hurieh
Nov 6th/ 2015

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Albert Einstein's Death!

Post by behnam » Fri Nov 06, 2015 3:08 pm

Hi Hurieh and other friends,

How are you? I hope you are fine. How do you think about Einstein's sentence, in refusing surgery?

The death of Albert Einstein came on April 18, 1955 in Princeton, New Jersey. After a long illness, he died peacefully in his sleep. The listed cause of death is a ruptured artery in his heart. Upon his request in his will, there was no funeral, no grave, and no marker. His brain was donated to science and his body was cremated and his ashes were spread over a near-by river. Einstein refused surgery, saying: "I want to go when I want. It is tasteless to prolong life artificially. I have done my share, it is time to go. I will do it elegantly."

April 18, 1955—Albert Einstein dies soon after a blood vessel bursts near his heart.

When asked if he wanted to undergo surgery, Einstein refused, saying, "I want to go when I want to go. It is tasteless to prolong life artificially. I have done my share; it is time to go. I will do it elegantly." After an autopsy, Einstein's body was cremated and his ashes spread in an undisclosed location.

The world mourned Einstein's death. At his request, his office and house were not turned into memorials.

I am waiting for your comments!

All the best,
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Friends!

Post by behnam » Fri Nov 06, 2015 5:10 pm

Hi friends,

This photo is just for you. You are all great. I love you very much.

All the best,
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Re: Albert Einstein's Death!

Post by Hurieh » Fri Nov 06, 2015 5:10 pm

Dear Behnam, hi

Thank you very much for your nice post and the interesting topic you have wisely raised in it. Your topic seemed so interesting to me that I could no longer resist the temptation of writing about it.

Dear Behnam, It was so interesting and informative to know about Albert Einsein’s death which was as different as his personality. There is no doubt that Albert Einstein was a great scientist who dedicated his life to the world of science. He hadn’t lived like ordinary people and his death was also quite different from them. It was really fascinating and inspiring for me to read about it. These are things that separate ordinary people from noble figures like Einstein.

Now something about myself...About everyone who is close to me knows how much I love my life. Every single thing that may threaten my health makes me so worried. I care about the changes in my bodily systems so much. For example, I vividly remember the first time when I was about to undergo an unwanted surgery and I refused it. I was around 18 years old that I had been feeling an awful pain in my abdomen for a whole week. After doing several diagnostic tests, the physician told me that I am the case of appendicitis and should go to the operation room. Believe it, I swear to God, upon getting to know that I should get ready for surgery, my pain relieved. I said to the doctor that I have no pain anymore—and I didn’t have any pain at that moment. He held my hand, helped me leave the bed, and told me that as soon as you feel any pain come here. It is seven years from that creepy experience and I am still carrying my intact appendix with myself (thank God)! I even remember the first time when I went to a dentist clinic to have dental filling. and many many things like these...

Anyway, you can realize how people may have different points of view, perspectives, and attitudes. A person like Einstein refuses surgery for his alright reasons, and another person like me rejects it for her fears. So paradoxical and funny!

One more thing… Once I was talking to a relative of ours who is younger than me. Although he is two years younger than me, he has great thoughts and beliefs. I usually learn from him and his personality. I told him that I’m afraid of death so much. I can’t think about a day in which I have to leave this world. I love my life too much.

His speech was so convincing and heart-warming. He wisely told me that the majority of people either have no time to get ready for death, or face it when they are waiting for it wholeheartedly.

I asked him for further explanation. He said that some people may run into sudden death. They don’t have enough time to think about it. In other words they get surprised by sudden death.

Another groups are whom they have lived so long. They look around themselves and see that the majority of their loved ones have gone, and they are alone among other generations. So they wish to face death very soon. Not only don’t they have fear of death, but also they embrace and welcome it at that time.

His speech was so convincing to me. But I confess that I’m still afraid of death and whatever that threatens my life.



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Hurieh
Nov 6th/ 2015
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Love spreading!

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I love people who spread love and kindness!

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A rose for you!

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This is just for you.

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Re: Let's learn together!

Post by LeeWooseok » Sat Nov 07, 2015 3:25 pm

Hurieh wrote:
Dear Wooseok, hi

How are you doing after taking your mid-term exams? I hope you are enjoying every single moment of your life fully.

LeeWooseok wrote:
In Korea, recently, making history textbook to be under the government administration to national textbook is main issue. I would like to hear your opinions about what is the right thing to do?
Thank you very much for raising such a nice topic to discuss. Honestly, I used to dislike reading history books (and also geography) when I was a school-aged student. I usually asked myself “what’s the point in reading about past era?”

Growing up, I changed my mind completely. Now I believe wholeheartedly that reading historic books is a great way to get wisdom and insight. We can learn a lot from noble figures lived in past. We may search all over the history and fail to find a compeer for some great people and noble figures lived in past era. Nevertheless, we can read about their life, biography, so on. Therefore, these written treasures which are called “history books” can be evidence for sizable achievements, valuable cultures, and great civilization of a nation and community.

A few days ago, I was looking for a scrap piece of paper among several papers and notes I had kept for several years ago. Sometimes, it’s enjoyable and interesting to review the old days by fumbling in old dust-covered documents after a long time. In the meantime, I ran into a piece of paper on which a great Iranian figure in history was described. It was about Cyprus the great.

Cyprus is known as "the founder of the Persian Achaemenian dynasty and the world's first intercontinental empire, is arguably the most important figure in Iranian history. Kurosh, as Persian-speakers would call him, has throughout the centuries been regarded by many as the ideal ruler. This universally favourable reputation is a result of Cyrus the Great's remarkable achievements." ‹1›

The last words of Cyprus the great to his sons and friends written on that piece of paper was really touchy for me. I was fascinated with his great thoughts, beliefs, personality, and traits. And I confess that we Iranians ourselves haven’t yet known and valued this great figure as he truly deserved. I feel like sharing that passage with you and my friends. You can also surf the net for “the Cyrus Cylinder” too.

I will submit a blog about his last words (testament) in next post. Please read it completely. Hope you’ll enjoy it.


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1- http://historum.com/ancient-history/820 ... great.html


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hurieh
Nov 4th/ 2015


P.S. I have heard that Korea has also had an enriched history with its great figures. I would like to read more about your great historic figures.

Hello, Hurieh.
First of all, thank you for your answer and recommendation. I am from the Republic of Korea and a university student.

Maybe, as you know, Korea had had much painful history under the Japanese imperialism. After the Second World War, Korea got independence from Japan and established the government of the Republic of Korea. Not much later, the Korean War occurred. With the help of other democratic states, we won the War, and then we have made the Miracle on the Han River after going through fighting history to get freedom. In modern and contemporary history, Korea has repeated painful history.

It is hard to explain all history briefly. The modern and contemporary history, however ,is the main controversial issue for national history textbook in current Korea.

Many people around the world would know Mohandas Gandhi(Mahatma Gandhi) with satyagraha(nonviolence). Korea also has those great leaders. Among them, I would like to introduce Kim Koo, Korean independence leader. He was a president of Provisional Government of the Republic of Korea, and dreamed of Korean independence and ultimately national unification. Unfortunately, however, US army military government in Korea after the independence did not support Kim Koo, so in the interest of the Soviet Union and the United States, we divided into two countries, North Korea and the Republic of Korea.

Since then, he had tried to integrate our people, but he was assassinated. Conflict of the right side and left side is still the main controversial issue in Korea society.

If there is a chance, I would like to introduce Korean leaders more.

Considering the history of Korea, geographic factor like peninsula has affected to Korea history and culture. Of course, history and culture are very comprehensive and complex things. Yet, could you give me an opinion about history and culture? What will the main cause be for culture or history?

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It is raining

Post by setareh » Sat Nov 07, 2015 7:20 pm

Dear Hurieh, I am on cloud nine for the amazing blessing that God has granted to my city and almost all cities of our country. It’s been a long time that we haven’t had this much rain. During all the last week It was rainy here and it started raining again in the afternoon. The weather is cool and there is mist outside; it is soooooo beautiful. I almost forget the meaning and feeling of rain but now here we are, we have it again. I like walking under the rain; it seems to me like rain washes my soul and my mind from all negative thoughts.
I am so grateful to God. I hope it washes away all the sorrows and illnesses and make people happy and joyful. I wonder if there is anything beautiful like rain. Every drops of rain carries the love message of our compassionate God. It makes everything alive. Rivers will be filled and they can flow again and start their journey throughout the lands. Plants will be irrigated and animals will be quenched. Life will begin again in its real meaning….

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