Sunday, October 24, 2010

Arash's World: The Difficulties of Being Nonjudgmental and Open-minded in a Judgmental and Opinionated World

Arash's World: The Difficulties of Being Nonjudgmental and Open-minded in a Judgmental and Opinionated World

The Future of Internet in Turkey

Turkish Minister of State Bülent Arınç has announced that the Internet — “that boundaryless and irresponsible area” — will be brought under control by Turkish law. Not only does the Internet expose young people to “pornography, violence and bad examples”, but it undermines the Turkish language by using bad grammar, thereby “making a laughing stock of the words and sentences we have spoken for hundreds of years.” Arınç vowed that the state would step in to end this “degeneration”. (click here, in Turkish)

Via Jenny White (Kamil Pasha)

Day Opening - October 24

OAKA, Olympic Stadium Athens, Greece (both pictures)