Perspective Education

Why do so many Egyptian statues have broken noses?

Why do so many Egyptian statues have broken noses?ShareWritten by Julia WolkoffThis article was published in partnership with Artsy, the global platform for discovering and collecting art. The original article can be seen here.The most common question that curator Edward Bleiberg fields from visitors to the Brooklyn Museum’s Egyptian art galleries is a straightforward but Read More…

Uncategorized Perspective Politics

“Alcohol”: “Al-khul” which means “BODY-EATING SPIRIT”

The word “alcohol” is said to come from the arabic term “Al-khul” which means “BODY-EATING SPIRIT” (also, is the origin of the term” ghoul”). In alchemy, alcohol is used to extract the soul essence of an entity. Hence its’ use in extracting essences for essential oils, and the sterilization of medical instruments. By consuming alcohol Read More…

Politics State News Uncategorized World News

‘Weaponising anti-Semitism’: Florida Senate passes bill barring Israel criticism

Opponents of the law, which focuses on criticism of Israel in schools, say the legislation violates free speech TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – A bill prohibiting anti-Semitism in Florida’s public schools and universities is going to Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis. The Senate unanimously passed the bill Monday, two days after a gunman opened fire in a California Read More…