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Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Feb 05,2022
A familiar phenomenon which has dominated discourse in our society for some time now is the binarism pertaining to criticising and satirising the present, and eulogising and glorifying the past.The present is bad, the past is good.Such phenomenon, which simplifies and flattens ma
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Jan 22,2022
Though small in size, Jordan is full of magical natural sites, all over the country, many of which have no equals in the world.This is what some refer to as “the geographic gift”, of which we are not taking the best advantage.Among these is the Dana Biosphere Reserve, which takes
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Jan 08,2022
When we talk about freedom of expression, we remember one half of the matter and forget the other, which is of equal importance.The half we remember is the right of individuals to express their opinions and air their views.This is extremely important, of course, and established d
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Dec 18,2021
For decades our society, like many societies the world over, has been greatly interested in science and technology.Such interest is justified, of course, as science and technology constitute, in the views of many, the backbone of societal development and progress.Over thousands o
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Nov 28,2021
We have so many assets in the country, but we seem to be unable to make the best of them. One main reason, among others, is that we seem to be lost in the details or in marginal issues, at the expense of macro matters and the overall picture. Let us count some of our ma
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Nov 14,2021
No one can deny the importance of opinion and counteropinion; counteropinions, I would say, as diversity and not binarity is the formula that best fits societies in the postmodern world.Based on this, all opinions and positions are subject to criticism, objection and rejection.
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Oct 30,2021
There is what we refer to as opposition, and there is contradiction.
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Oct 03,2021
Public opinion is undisputedly important for decision making.
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Sep 19,2021
One of our most chronic problems is our obsession with generalisations, and avoidance of careful inspection of details which lead to sound conclusions.The easiest thing in the world is to make judgments that are not detail-oriented and evidence-based.Our society is steeped in swe
By Ahmad Y. Majdoubeh - Sep 04,2021
On September 2, 1962 a Royal Decree was issued declaring the establishment of the University of Jordan (UJ) as the first university in the country.

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