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Liberate the Mind and Support the Truth

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Liberate the Mind and Support the Truth

Jul-03-2021 at 11:54 PM (UTC+3 Nineveh, Assyria)

Two things the Assyrian people must adjust to and learn to practice for the sake of the Assyrians’ own salvation.

The first is to liberate our minds and widen our vision. We must think of what benefits and advances Assyria and not be emotional in our attachment to individuals strictly for their position or status. Ask, what has a leader planted for Assyria. How has that leader gathered all Assyrians under his/her wing and how he/she rallied the Assyrians towards a fruitful national project.

The second is to learn how to live with and accept the facts, even if they are not to our liking. We might like a certain narrative about an issue or adore a leader for a certain reason and look at him/her as a hero. That is okay when justifiable, but when a voice (even coming from someone we do not like) presents a fact to us that proves the misconception of that narrative or the unwholesomeness of that leader, we must then not attack that voice rather step back, investigate, analyze the matter and then be courageous enough to accept the fact presented if we could not prove it wrong. Admitting to facts empower us and give us the opportunity to correct our path if and when that path is wrong.

The Assyrian national agenda will not win if Assyrians continue to promote and support false narratives whether about individuals or issues.

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Assyria \ã-'sir-é-ä\ n (1998)   1:  an ancient empire of Ashur   2:  a democratic state in Bet-Nahren, Assyria (northern Iraq, northwestern Iran, southeastern Turkey and eastern Syria.)   3:  a democratic state that fosters the social and political rights to all of its inhabitants irrespective of their religion, race, or gender   4:  a democratic state that believes in the freedom of religion, conscience, language, education and culture in faithfulness to the principles of the United Nations Charter — Atour synonym

Ethnicity, Religion, Language
» Israeli, Jewish, Hebrew
» Assyrian, Christian, Aramaic
» Saudi Arabian, Muslim, Arabic
Assyrian \ã-'sir-é-an\ adj or n (1998)   1:  descendants of the ancient empire of Ashur   2:  the Assyrians, although representing but one single nation as the direct heirs of the ancient Assyrian Empire, are now doctrinally divided, inter sese, into five principle ecclesiastically designated religious sects with their corresponding hierarchies and distinct church governments, namely, Church of the East, Chaldean, Maronite, Syriac Orthodox and Syriac Catholic.  These formal divisions had their origin in the 5th century of the Christian Era.  No one can coherently understand the Assyrians as a whole until he can distinguish that which is religion or church from that which is nation -- a matter which is particularly difficult for the people from the western world to understand; for in the East, by force of circumstances beyond their control, religion has been made, from time immemorial, virtually into a criterion of nationality.   3:  the Assyrians have been referred to as Aramaean, Aramaye, Ashuraya, Ashureen, Ashuri, Ashuroyo, Assyrio-Chaldean, Aturaya, Chaldean, Chaldo, ChaldoAssyrian, ChaldoAssyrio, Jacobite, Kaldany, Kaldu, Kasdu, Malabar, Maronite, Maronaya, Nestorian, Nestornaye, Oromoye, Suraya, Syriac, Syrian, Syriani, Suryoye, Suryoyo and Telkeffee. — Assyrianism verb

Aramaic \ar-é-'máik\ n (1998)   1:  a Semitic language which became the lingua franca of the Middle East during the ancient Assyrian empire.   2:  has been referred to as Neo-Aramaic, Neo-Syriac, Classical Syriac, Syriac, Suryoyo, Swadaya and Turoyo.

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