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Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
I think there is a sharp change of mood in Turks when summer comes. We have a character that is open to mood changes anyway, but somehow, this reaches disastrous dimensions in summertime.
I am a Turkish mother and I have a son. That should explain most of my sentiment. It should tell you where I stand on the current conflict in Turkey
Why do we do this? Is it that we like to torture ourselves? Is it that we like pain? Are we masochists who strive for sorrow, pain, humiliation, destruction, poverty, violence and death?
Not a nice subject, I know. With the renewed wave of terror all around the country, the least we can do, as ordinary mortals, is to take our own personal measures
Nobody is guilty in Turkey. Everybody is a victim. We should all be in therapy together as a nation to be able to see the truth and distinguish between fact and fiction
The “you” above are us, the Anatolian Turks. The “we” are the ones who stayed behind at Central Asia. We came all the way from Central Asia riding on horseback, while the other part of our ancestors stayed where they were. This Turkic migration went on for centuries
I took this picture the other day when I missed the company shuttle and was trying to make my way to the office on a late morning, after rush hour.
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