Monthly Archives: Juni 2011

Love in the Era of Social Networking

Ghazal my Dear,About a year ago we were sitting at the bone fire on the bank of the Isar river and I was badly condeming destiny for beeing so cruel to me by sending you here, the most fascinating and inspiring person I ever met, but at an too young age to get closer with somebody like me who was… (more…)

Happy Birthday, Ghazal !

Happy Birthday, Ghazal ! Whatever you were dreaming of, my Dear, I wish you will get today. And all the things that you are still waiting for, they might come later but still on time. The few ones that will never come were probably not important at all. Make the best out of everything that you already got, Ghazal, it… (more…)

Frank Zappas rock opera inspired by the 1979 islamic “revolution”

Dear Michael, do you remember the CD you gave me last year with the compilation of some rock, pop and jazz music? In fact I never really  had  time to listen to it while I lived in the Helmholtz Guesthouse. Last year in Munich I was so busy with other things, with my MSc project and learning the complicate mouse… (more…)

Political Power, Sex and the 21st Century E-Communication

Anthony Weiner, highly praised democrate representative and candidate for N.Y. mayor resigned this week over his cyber-sex affair that is in the media since may. Mr Weiners activities outside his office duties, which involved sending explicit photographs of his most precious body areas to several femal followers through Twitter and Facebook are still difficult to judge in terms of their… (more…)

Why I don”t feel any sorrow for you, Basidj

Yesterday, I saw your face in this french documentary “Voices from Iran”, about the elections and post-election demonstrations in Tehran in June 2009. I saw your coward eyes under the black helmet, Basidj. Like all of the other black-dressed and heavily armed puppets of your leaders, you seemed to enjoy this feeling of total power over the students on the… (more…)

Ferdosi and the Germans

In 1934 the world celebrated the great persian poet Ferdosi, who was born 1000 years ago and gave us the iranian national epos Shanahme. The journal Zeitschrift der Deutschen Morgenländischen Gesellschaft published on this occasion a report about the official reception of the German Orient Society in Berlin. A state counciler Dr. Wiegand highlighted the similar spirit one feels in… (more…)

Irans New Halal Internet

Irans head of economic affairs, Mr. Ali Aghamohammadi, surprised the whole IT community today by announcing the recent ground-breaking development from the Basiji telecommunication workshop: The new Internet 3.0 with implemented Halal Option. At the end of an IRNA press-conference in Teheran he entered the stage in his usual black business suit and started his speech with the words: “One… (more…)