What are Trump chances ?

After watching the last 2 US presidential debates, i came to notice that Donald Trump is not the dumb guy portrayed by the media. In many points he makes sense …

It is visible though that Hillary is way more prepared and experienced, due mainly to her 30 year presence in one way or another on the political scene. This is not necessarily a good thing for electors, as they might associate her with previous politics failure.
Another point is interesting from a political point of view, is that Trump is a bit naive when it comes to the US foreign policy, even though he does quote wikileaks often, it seams that he do not give the same importance to all the revelations, which also include the US involvement in changing and shaping regions to it’s liking , i would recommend reading or watching “the confessions of an economic hitman”

But back to the question, What are Trump chances in Winning the US Elections ?

I would describe them as high, for the following reasons:

1- Hillary does not appear trustworthy, as a neutral observer, it stroke me several times that she is manipulative. Don’t get me wrong, Trump also appears lying, but the difference is that he does not appear manipulative, but simply lying to save face.

2- The media have demonized Trump so much, that it’s not possible to identify his supporters anymore, the supporters did not abandon him, but they are just pretending something else. They might tell you they want to vote for Hillary or Sanders (eventhough he’s not on ballots anymore) or charlie brown etc…, but at the end of the day, they will vote for their candidate. So, no way to trust the Polls, the margin of error is HUGE (sorry couldn’t resist).

3- He is definitely getting all the votes of people fed up with illegal immigration, and that include: many African American, many American Latinos.

4- He has the bible belt support, and don’t be surprised if your local church is telling you to go vote for Trump just before election day.


So yeah, Trump chances are still pretty high, need to wait and see.


Why did Britain choose to Brexit

In case you have no idea yet why would the UK decide to leave the EU,

Here’s a couple good examples (videos below) at what is happening at the French / UK borders.

This is happening inside a EU state, these are not desperate people trying to cross the border from a war torn country.

2 Weeks ago, 3 journalists from the mail almost died when their car crashed due to one of these illegal immigrants throwing a branch of tree on their car, see the last video below.

How can this be even acceptable ?

For F”ck sake, i am an immigrant as well , i immigrated to Europe 12 years ago, on a college scholarship, and after having a small startup and meeting a nice girl, i stayed. Most of my study friends that came with me, left back to home …. Yes we are immigrants, but those are opportunist – which all are illegal immigrants by the way –  operating in a mob mentality, hoping to game the system. They have close to no skills and they are not even smart enough to game the system on their own, they tell one another how to do it.


Freethinker VS Contrarian thinker

I have labeled myself a freethinker since many many years, to be honest, i was born a freethinker, and did not really coexist peacefully with rules and general opinions. But as i got older and hopefully wiser, i started noticing that being a freethinker is not enough, being a contrarian thinker fit me even better.

But really what is the difference and what are the similarities?

Let’s take the definition of a freethinker: A free thinker is defined as a person who forms his or her own opinions about important subjects (such as religion and politics) instead of accepting what others say. Freethinkers are heavily committed to the use of scientific inquiry, and logic.

The definition of contrarian thinker is: A contrarian is a person who takes up a contrary position, especially a position that is opposed to that of the majority, regardless of how unpopular it may be.

So to be a contrarian thinker, you’ll need to be a freethinker, but that’s not enough, you’ll need to have the courage to say out loud your opinions, regardless of how unpopular they are.

To understand this you’ll need to visualize yourself within a group of people defending an idea, that most find unacceptable.

For example, the champion of contrarian thinking, and my personal hero, is Peter Thiel, this guy is really unpopular these days, especially after expressing his interest in young blood transfusion

But as a contrarian thinker true to his nature, he is going after what many consider a taboo, but at the same time, if this science works, it would be a great scientific achievement.

There are so many practical solutions to world problems that are not considered, due to political correctness, human emotions, etc … Contrarian thinkers need to start knocking and showing the way, maybe the world would be reasonable again.


Game of Thrones : The Andal Invasion

I’m a big Game of Thrones fan, team John Snow …

As any respectable GOT fan, i was curious and researched a bit the history of westeros…
I came across the event called “The Andal Invasion”.

Here’s a small video that explains it in a simple way:

While i was reading the article in the Game of thrones wiki, i came across this passage:

Given that author George R.R. Martin has said that the story loosely parallels the War of the Roses in fifteenth century Britain, the Andal Invasion is loosely comparable to the Anglo-Saxon invasion of Britain. Just as the First Men were able to stop the Andals from expanding to the North in Westeros, the Celtic people living in Scotland were able to repulse Anglo-Saxon expansion from the south. However, the real-life Anglo-Saxon invaders followed a polytheistic religion and destroyed the Christianized Romano-British society that existed in Britain up to that time. In an inversion, the Andal Invasion introduced the pseudo-Catholic Christian “Faith of the Seven” which supplanted the polytheistic, nature-worshiping religion of the Old Gods.

I have reasons to believe that the Andal Invasion is comparable to an entirely other invasion, so let’s start examining my points:

The Andals were a tall, fair-haired race whose original homeland was located across the Narrow Sea on the western coast of the continent of Essos, in a region known as Andalos.

First, Andalos sounded very familiar to my ear, and for a reason Andalus is considered the peak of the Islamic expansion, Andalus is the name given by the Muslim invaders to the territory they controlled in modern day Spain.

Then there’s 3 small points that poked my curiosity:
– Andals were a tall fair haired race, thus a different phenotype from the 1st men.
– The Narrow Sea, thus there was a sea separating the 2, and the invasion happened from the narrow part.
– Westeros sounds a lot like “West” Essos like “East”
Arabs were the opposite to the above phenotype description, and the Muslim invasion happened from the narrow sea between Morocco and Spain. It seams that GRR Martin just flipped the image. It’s not that surprising from someone who names a dragon : drogon !!

then there’s this part:

According to Andal legend, the God of Seven revealed itself to them in the Hills of Andalos, and from this they developed a new religion, the Faith of the Seven. Not long afterward, spurred on by the zeal of their new faith, the Andals set sail across the Narrow Sea to conquer Westeros.

Andal God revealed himself in the hills, a bit similar to the Islamic first revelation that took place in a cave on a hill near Mecca.

The Andals developed a new religion that rapidly expanded, spurred by the zeal of the new faith. Again, Islam is the only religion that after it was developed rapidly expanded, spurred by the zeal of the believers. And another point, Islam expansion, is the only conquest that was really motivated by religion.

So here we go, i think the Andal invasion loosely parallels the Islamic invasion rather than the Anglo-Saxon one.


Do we live in a Simulation ? Are we in a Matrix?


If you are in your 30s – 50s you must have heard of the matrix trilogy , in which the hero, Neo discovers that the world he’s living in, is nothing else than a computer simulation, allowing machines to harvest the human energy in the most optimal and efficient way possible.

For me, and until recently, i never looked at it in a way other than a metaphor, to the global system of things.

But recent remarks by some individuals i highly admire, made me reflect on the subject, could we be really living in a simulation ?

Elon Musk the founder of Tesla, SpaceX, Paypal … said: “I’ve had so many simulation discussions it’s crazy,” Musk said. Citing the speed with which video games are improving, he suggested that the development of simulations “indistinguishable from reality” was inevitable. The likelihood that we are living in “base reality,” he concluded, was just “one in billions.”


Matt Damon the actor and the founder of said on the Mit commencement speech referred to a debate in which physicians and scientists debated about whether the universe is a computer simulation … and the scientists were unable to rule it out!


the debate:

But seriously, should we ignore our senses, i mean everything feels so real, these guys are simply putting out some weird theories, or are they ?

Well, according to Cognitive scientist Donald Hoffman we do not experience the world as it really is!

In other words the theory of simulation might be the real deal …

I let you watch the videos and make up your own mind.

Europe do not want immigrants : Immigration need Reforming

I have written some articles previously about immigration and refugees in Europe : immigration to Europe , Syrian Refugees problem … or even Reverse Human immigration.

I am an immigrant myself, so don’t accuse me of being racist, xenophobe etc … I am from what i call “imported immigration”, i was given a scholarship to do my masters in France by a french governmental organization, and that’s why i went to Europe 12 years ago, then one thing led to another … i ended up few years later marrying a women from another EU country, then we moved to her country.

12 years ago, immigration was kind of under control, there was a lot of unskilled illegal immigrants, there was some skilled legal immigrants, some unskilled immigrants granted residence due to family ties, and last a bit of imported immigration like in my case.

That was 12 years ago, now, immigration is out of control, illegal immigration is very high.
And unlike in the past, now many of the immigrants are hostile to Europe itself, some are even members of terrorist organizations …

Integrating an immigrant in a local economy is very very hard and require a long period, integrating the recent immigrants culturally is even harder.

But What is really frightening is that the current immigration and refugee wave is breaking Europe, and is making life harder for Europeans.

The Swiss, for fear of becoming a Mecca for immigrants rejected  a proposal to give a universal basic income (UBI) of around $2600 to every citizen, with almost 77 % saying ‘no’ vs 23% in favor.
Let me rephrase it for you, a population was offered the possibility to no longer worry about food shelter and bills, and yet they said “no thank you”, and the simple reason is that they know that this will trigger a huge immigrant invasion, not only from the non European countries but also from within Europe.

The British, are really considering exiting the EU and shoot themselves in the leg, just to be able to stop the huge influx of immigrants -From Africa, Asia and Eastern Europe.

The situation is no longer such that immigrants are disliked, now it is more like they are not wanted!

Imagine you are sitting on a dinner table with your family, you invite some guests,  you are happy with that. [ selected or imported migration]
Now imagine these guests bring some people with them, you are annoyed.[family reunifications ]
Now imagine, you invited no one and your neighbor decides to come eat on your table, you might tolerate him, but you are not happy.[illegal immigration ]Now imagine, you invited no one and 3 neighbor decides to come eat on your table,you are not happy at all.[current illegal immigration + refugees + inter EU immigration ]
Now imagine, you invited no one and 3-6 neighbor decides to come eat on your table every day ,you should be angry.[ Current EU status with no real solution to immigration ]

Immigration needs reforming:

Yes, many people search for a better life, but immigration should be a matter of supply and demand, it shouldn’t be a matter of competing on the same jobs, competing on the same jobs lowers the standard of living for the host population.

Also lets get this out of the way, refugees should have the exact same treatment all over the EU, with no money offered, but rather: education for kids + providing food and shelter for all.
So choosing the host country,should be only a matter of taste, not a matter of economics, thus if they want to stay in hot weather they should stay in the south, but if they prefer a specific country they move to it.
Because refugees are temporary, any attempt to treat them as permanent immigrants will create backslash, which we are seeing all over Europe, how can you explain to a EU citizen earning less than $400 for an 8AM to 5PM job,  that in other EU countries refugees will get more without having to do anything.

Either way, immigration needs reforming, when i was a student in France, and launched a profitable startup 9-10 years ago,  i wanted to create a company to officialize it and make my startup grow, but i couldn’t legally do that, as i was a foreign student and the system did not allow me to launch a company, but the same system allows me and any other immigrant to be hired!
The system allows immigrants to compete with locals for jobs, and often forbids them from creating jobs for locals (or at least in France’s case).




The ideal government structure

We are in 2016, everything is changing fast from technology to individual rights …

Many countries around the world are trying to include more and more women in government, but still government compositions are still far from being ideal.

Here, i will try to list how governments should be composed:

1- Gender Equality: Half any country population is made up of females, so there’s absolutely no reason whatsoever to not offer equal number of seats to women.
Let’s be honest, politicians are not really selected according to their specific skills, so women and men are both equally qualified to serve their populations.

2- Minority Representation: The government should be representative of the people, if there’s 10% of the population that belong to a specific ethnicity, then they should have 10% of the politicians, and they should choose their own politicians.

3- Field of competence: Each one of the civil servants and politicians representatives should work in the domain that he/she is competent at. let’s see some examples:
Minister = secretary of state = member of government in-charge of a department.

so Minister of health, should be someone who have worked long in the health sector: doctors etc …
Minister of education, should be a teacher, professor …Interior Minister, should have worked in police or secret services …
Foreign Minister, should be someone that have lived in more than 1 country …