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My mother taught us to ward off the Evil Eye by spitting. 💦

According to this #Syriac #manuscript (Or 6673) there are more hygienic ways of eliminating it, and a host of other ailments, misfortunes and generic evils. Let’s see what they are!

(Props to the Evangelists)

Let’s cut the gentle humour for... one tweet. This #manuscript was copied at the end of the 19th century by Church of the East believers in northern #Iraq. It’s part of a long tradition of prayer and medicine in the region, and it relies on a number of different belief systems.
Ok, first up is fear. St. George was not afraid when he slew the #dragon (also identified here as a Great #Monster), so why should you be? Offer him a prayer to allay distress and fears.

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Winning and losing a modern day warfare is not easy. Because human emotions are more powerful than nuclear energy. Comes with their own set of risks, if not handled properly.
In the age of social media, emotions could easily be weaponized, both offensively and defensively. Be extremely careful about spending your emotional currency. Double check that you are not playing from the side of your enemy.
Fundamental requirement to emerge as a winner in the modern day propaganda driven and indirect warfare is to choose the time and occassion of your choice, not time and occassion of enemy's choice.
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