Friday, February 24, 2012


Here is a great book on Islam and science. I perused through it, and boom: found a passage that talks about how Greeks were busy with science but Byzantium Empire wasnt. Frankly I am quite tired of being right on this issue: Romans, Byzantium and Ottomans represent a dark chapter in human history whose ill-effects persist even today.


Link Yeltsin was deeply unpopular at that time in Russia, polling no more than 8% and widely blamed for the rise of the gangster oligarch...