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Monthly Archive

September 2021

Welcome to our Archives page. On this page you will find a total of 13 of our articles broken down into Months and Years.
Issue 143 (Sep - Oct 2021)
M. Fethullah Gulen

The Tomorrows of My Dreams

Our inner soul is not bound by time. Just as we consciously experience the present moment, we can also feel and live in the past or in the future. Since we don’t want to be hemmed in by the narrow mea... read more..

Issue 143 (Sep - Oct 2021)
Hakan Oztunc

Skipping Stones With Math

One of my most beautiful childhood memories was stone skipping with my dad. It always seemed mysterious to me when the rocks bounced smoothly on a calm sea on a warm summer day. Skipping stones is a ... read more..

Issue 143 (Sep - Oct 2021)
Mariya Tytarenko

Homo Covidicus

It was YOU – 2006 Person of the Year according to Time magazine. You – meaning user who contributes to the Internet. Homo Interneticus, in other words. You could even see your face in the glossy mirro... read more..

Issue 143 (Sep - Oct 2021)
Adam Sahin

The New Normal

It was December 31st, 2019 when Wuhan Municipal Health Commission, China, reported a cluster of cases of pneumonia seen in Wuhan, Hubei Province. Later, we’ve learned that it was due to a new virus in... read more..

Issue 143 (Sep - Oct 2021)
Soner Efe

Brain Development During Adolescence

Until recently, the human brain was thought to complete its development to a great extent when the child is 5 or 6 years old. This was mostly theoretical, for we did not have the technology to visuali... read more..

Issue 143 (Sep - Oct 2021)
Didem Firtina

Pistol Shrimp

Great explosions similar to those of pistol sounds are sometimes heard underwater. These loud sounds come from pistol shrimps, measuring only 3-5 cm in length. The “bullets” used by this animal consis... read more..

Issue 143 (Sep - Oct 2021)
M. Fethullah Gulen

Unity - 1

Tawhid, derived from wahda (oneness), means unifying, regarding as one, believing in God’s Oneness or Unity, and sincerely accepting the reality that there is no deity but God. The Sufis add to these ... read more..

Issue 143 (Sep - Oct 2021)
Jan Kaneen

Voices and Monsters

Postpartum psychosis is a rare mental health condition that affects one or two in every 1,000 new mothers. Research suggests it is an overt presentation of bipolar disorder that coincides with hormona... read more..

Issue 143 (Sep - Oct 2021)
Hannah Vuozzo

The Snowflake

It’s a land of tundra and toil; sacrifice and secrecy; fallacy and fight. They say Russia is a cold place in more ways than one. It’s no wonder given its tumultuous history. Maybe the cold is a means ... read more..

Issue 143 (Sep - Oct 2021)
Zeynep Cakmak

Counseling Muslim-American Youth

A day thinking about what could happen, should happen, or what might have been is a day missed. #mindfulmoments @Headspace Think of the present hour; your power of patient endurance is enough for t read more..

Issue 143 (Sep - Oct 2021)
Hannah Kay

For My Brother

Between the ages of six and ten, I stayed up every night waiting for the sound of my parents closing their bedroom door. Then I stayed up for an extra 20-30 minutes to make sure it didn’t reopen. I wa... read more..

Issue 143 (Sep - Oct 2021)
The Fountain

Faith and Concern

Being trouble-free is the biggest trouble of all. I’d rather wish people felt so troubled for others that their hearts felt burning in embers, rather than being trouble-free. Troubled as to why people... read more..

Issue 143 (Sep - Oct 2021)
The Fountain

Science Square (Issue 143)

Dreams keep brain refreshed Tsai et al. Cerebral capillary blood flow upsurge during REM sleep is mediated by A2a receptors. Cell Reports, August 2021 New research has provided some fresh insights i... read more..

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