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Forum: In the News 03-21-2012, 08:08 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 21,159
Posted By Ziyad
Mario, Of course, after you read it, if you...

Mario,

Of course, after you read it, if you find out from your Beirut friends that the news posted by Murad about her passing was false (hopefully), feel free to delete the post
Forum: In the News 03-21-2012, 07:44 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 21,159
Posted By Ziyad
This "accident" is no accident indeed. This...

This "accident" is no accident indeed. This technique is frequently used by people who want to tear down old buildings and replace them with towers. They just pay some construction workers at a...
Forum: In the News 03-19-2012, 06:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 21,159
Posted By Ziyad
Thanks for your answer. I hope you'll reconsider...

Thanks for your answer. I hope you'll reconsider in a few years. Whenever I go back to Lebanon, I have mixed feelings, good or bad.

Regarding Ms Zeina Haddad's death, I learned about it from...
Forum: In the News 03-17-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 21,159
Posted By Ziyad
Al Akhbar article : The Lingering Legacy of Doctor Dahesh

I haven't been here in a while.


I thought I'd post links to this article and these pictures from today's Al Akhbar newspaper.

interesting quotes, Mario

I was just wondering : why do you...
Forum: In the News 04-02-2011, 08:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 6,825
Posted By Ziyad
What is this other prophecy ? Was it made...

What is this other prophecy ? Was it made publicly ?

And by the way, the Jesuit's article is silly from the beginning because he uses the false anecdote of the hairdresser, which is an urban...
Forum: Information Kiosk 12-19-2010, 05:06 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 7,209
Posted By Ziyad
Hi Mario, There is a book for sale called...

Hi Mario,

There is a book for sale called "Departing Sails" by George Chakkour. I had not heard of it before.

I know other books by George Chakkour like "La Rencontre" and "Le daheshisme à vol...
Forum: HALL of SHAME 12-17-2010, 09:52 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 14,987
Posted By Ziyad
All men are sinners but very few reflect on their...

All men are sinners but very few reflect on their sins and end up coming to their senses.

From what I'm reading, you've certainly redeemed yourself and your redemption and maturity certainly...
Forum: Introductions 12-17-2010, 09:46 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,499
Posted By Ziyad
Oh, it wasn't a critique. I was just curious. ...

Oh, it wasn't a critique. I was just curious.

Seul loup is OK, particularly if you meant single wolf.
Forum: HALL of SHAME 12-13-2010, 04:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 14,987
Posted By Ziyad
Thank you for your message. What you are...

Thank you for your message. What you are advocating is definitely the smart way to act in order to change people's minds, but sometimes, they are so brainwashed at an early age that it is extremely...
Forum: Noetic Science 12-13-2010, 04:48 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,259
Posted By Ziyad
this would certainly make sense if one takes a...

this would certainly make sense if one takes a stand and decides to bet on God's existence (Pascal's wager), but why would one prefer to take a stand and assert that God does NOT exist when he could...
Forum: HALL of SHAME 12-11-2010, 03:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 14,987
Posted By Ziyad
these guys are ridiculous. Usually on Facebook,...

these guys are ridiculous. Usually on Facebook, they are "fans" of every single Lebanese saint (Charbel, Rafqa...) and at the same time, not seeing any contradiction, they are also fans of the most...
Forum: Noetic Science 12-11-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 9,259
Posted By Ziyad
My attitude is exactly the same as yours. I...

My attitude is exactly the same as yours.

I think agnosticism is underrated.

Sometimes, we need to have the courage to admit that we just don't know.
Forum: Introductions 12-11-2010, 02:55 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 8,499
Posted By Ziyad
very interesting, I agree with your vision of the...

very interesting, I agree with your vision of the wolves.

but why did you chose "seul loup" ?

I assume you meant "Lone Wolf" but the correct translation for Lone Wolf would be "Loup...
Forum: Report Abuse 11-29-2010, 07:55 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 30,015
Posted By Ziyad
Thank you Sandrine. I am going to read all...

Thank you Sandrine.

I am going to read all these posts as soon as I can.
Forum: Report Abuse 11-29-2010, 08:09 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 30,015
Posted By Ziyad
Interesting. Did David write about his...

Interesting.

Did David write about his experience on this forum ?
Otherwise, could you please sum up the experience ?

Thanks
Forum: Report Abuse 11-28-2010, 01:18 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 30,015
Posted By Ziyad
I certainly get your point. I hear you. No one...

I certainly get your point. I hear you. No one can understand or even come close to understanding if he did not go through the "spiritual experience" that it must have been to meet dahesh.

Even...
Forum: Report Abuse 11-25-2010, 10:53 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 30,015
Posted By Ziyad
Yes, there certainly were countless other...

Yes, there certainly were countless other contributors in the early stages (If my memory serves me well, it was only in the late 1960s that Mirvat Zahid met Dr Dahesh), but I guess the Zahids must...
Forum: Report Abuse 11-25-2010, 02:58 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 30,015
Posted By Ziyad
I don't have an answer, but I assume that there...

I don't have an answer, but I assume that there was some sort of tacit agreement with the Zahids, an agreement that the Zahid family would buy all the art and support Dahesh during his entire life...
Forum: Information Kiosk 11-01-2010, 03:44 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 37,933
Posted By Ziyad
Wow, interesting. Were some of these 300...

Wow, interesting. Were some of these 300 paintings directly related to daheshism ?
Forum: Information Kiosk 10-28-2010, 12:01 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 37,933
Posted By Ziyad
Very good question. Rome was instrumental indeed...

Very good question. Rome was instrumental indeed but what was really the decisive factor in the spread of Christianity was the conversion of Emperor Constantine.

And this brings me to ask a...
Forum: Report Abuse 10-24-2010, 01:42 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 30,015
Posted By Ziyad
Thanks for explaining your itinerary. That's very...

Thanks for explaining your itinerary. That's very interesting. Serendipity is often the way we discover the greatest things.

I did read Ombargi's book which was quite moving. I remember his...
Forum: Report Abuse 10-23-2010, 11:08 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 30,015
Posted By Ziyad
That's great. That's the core of every true...

That's great. That's the core of every true religion. Would you mind telling us a bit more about your background and about how you initially found out about dahesh ?
Forum: Report Abuse 10-23-2010, 11:05 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 30,015
Posted By Ziyad
Yes, few people post on Daheshville but I think...

Yes, few people post on Daheshville but I think many people read it.
I also found a reference to the Zaven show (and a link to the program and to its user's comments) on the webpage of George...
Forum: Information Kiosk 10-23-2010, 10:55 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,954
Posted By Ziyad
The second article confirms that the house...

The second article confirms that the house belongs to Zeina Haddad. I hope somthing has been planned for a proper successsion. Otherwise, it will soon be demolished and replaced by a skyscraper, as...
Forum: Information Kiosk 10-23-2010, 10:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 7,954
Posted By Ziyad
Thank you seul loup for the translation. ...

Thank you seul loup for the translation.

Here's the second part of the article, published the week after in the same magazine, and including interviews with several daheshists
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