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Mustapha Itani

Writer, translator and analyst.

Joined May 2020 20 Followers

Mustapha Itani

Maker (MKR) launching on Coinbase Pro, Price Surges

30 May 2020 1 minute read comments Mustapha Itani

Coinbase's  professional trading platform, Coinbase Pro, will be adding support MakerDAO’s Maker (MKR) token once again after a failed listing attempt last year. According to a statement released by the cryptocurrency exchange on Friday, "On Monday, ...

Abu Hamid al-Ghazali’s influence on René Descartes

30 May 2020 11 minute read comments Mustapha Itani

René Descartes (c.1596–1650), was a French philosopher, mathematician, and scientist, and the “father of modern philosophy”. As this title shows, René Descartes is considered one of the greatest and most influential philosophers of all time, due to h...

Xōchipilli: Aztec God of Entheogenic Ecstasy

29 May 2020 2 minute read comments Mustapha Itani

Xōchipilli, the “flower prince”, was the Aztec god of beauty, pleasure, flowers, sexuality and the arts of poetry, painting, writing, and song. Xōchipilli’s name contains the Nahuatl words xōchitl (flower) and pilli (prince or child), together making...

Lebanon's Economic Crisis & BCH Adoption

28 May 2020 1 minute read comments Mustapha Itani

On the 17th of October Lebanese people from different religious and social backgrounds came together to protest the status-quo, the political elite and the Central Bank, in an unprecedented show of unity. Massive protests continued for days with scre...

Maria Sabina: Mother of the Holy Children

28 May 2020 4 minute read comments Mustapha Itani

“There is a world beyond ours, a world that is far away, nearby and invisible.” — Maria Sabina For decades now, the issue of mental health has been largely lacking any concrete meaningful treatment developments. But now, many scientists and scholars...

On New and Old Wars

28 May 2020 4 minute read comments Mustapha Itani

Throughout history many scholars and thinkers gave different meanings and definitions to war, its nature, and its goals, primarily each reflecting its own era and time. Probably the most influential theory of war was developed by Prussian general a...

Myth of Er: On free will and individual responsibility

28 May 2020 7 minute read comments Mustapha Itani

Plato ends The Republic with the Myth of Er, to discuss points about the immortality of the soul, free will and determinism, individual responsibility, and the role of virtue in obtaining a happy life. Er the son of Armenius, had been slain in battle...

The History of the Russo-Chechen Conflict

27 May 2020 13 minute read comments Mustapha Itani

Chechnya is a federal subject of Russia, located on the northern side of the “Greater Caucasus” range. It borders Russia from the north, “Dagestan Republic” from the southeast, and the republic of “Georgia” from the southwest, and “Ingushetia” from t...

The Banquet of Life

26 May 2020 4 minute read comments Mustapha Itani

People nowadays use the word stoic to describe someone who can endure pain and suffering, without showing much or any emotions or nagging about it. And in something rare in philosophy, the modern usage of the word is actually linked to the original m...

Immanuel Kant’s Answer to The Question of Enlightenment

26 May 2020 3 minute read comments Mustapha Itani

“Enlightenment is man’s release from his self-incurred tutelage. Tutelage is man’s inability to make use of his understanding without direction from another. Self-incurred is this tutelage when its cause lies not in lack of reason but in lack of reso...