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Elif Şafak / Shafak
Nearly half of all adolescent girls think a husband is justified in hitting his partner. #ENDviolence pic.twitter.com/dVwICIQWcw
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It just hit me why monotheism always wins over the more tolerant (and efficient) paganism. They leave books. Books are powerful. @rezaaslan
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@Elif_Safak Farkli dünyalara seyahat ederken birde baktim yolun sonuna gelmisim.okudugum en guzel kitaplardan biriydi pic.twitter.com/bgQBX6EbGf
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For a taster of next #eiSubjectSalon hear @Elif_Safak @TEDTalks on Politics of Fiction bit.ly/1jpO6g4 - DM for details to attend
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Sabit tweetim olan 'edep ya hu edep bugün biraz iyilik yap'ı anlamak için @Elif_Safak 'ın 'firarperest'ini okumaya davet ediyorum.
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@Elif_Safak @jk_rowling Don't forget the extraordinarily high turn-out, or the involvement of 16-17 year olds who normally don't get to vote
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Iskoçya'daki referandum, sadece sonucu bakımından değil, barışçıl & demokratik bir süreç olması açısından da önem taşımakta @hakanchelik
Internationally,what is remarkable about #referendum is not only its outcome but also its peaceful,democratic process @Beathhigh @jk_rowling
Scotland votes no: joy and despair after a long night – in pictures gu.com/p/4xydf/tw pic.twitter.com/QnUkRP8KGU
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Goodmorning @Elif_Safak excited to start my day reading "honor" in arabic pic.twitter.com/rkNsyi3V9S
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Ingiltere'de @PimlicoOpera müziği hastanelere & hapishanelere taşıyor. Keşke Türkiye'de de böyle çalışmalar çoğalsa pimlicoopera.co.uk/prison/
Inspiring,beautiful @PimlicoOpera takes music 2 hospitals & prisons;wish we had similar works in Turkey pimlicoopera.co.uk/prison/ @UKAmbRichard
Today’s #FocusFriday language is Turkish, a native language of 60 million people! More here: ow.ly/Bntaj pic.twitter.com/HHFAHZwTtW
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Astronomers have just discovered a super massive black hole. Happy Friday bit.ly/1mkSDkV pic.twitter.com/CO8oiSuJrc
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The Internet connection on my laptop has broken; it's been such great news for my writing productivity I'm not going to get it repaired.
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Tac mahal;taşın aksi suya yansır burda, yaradanın yansıması insana...(ustam ve ben/Elif Şafak)@Elif_Safak pic.twitter.com/e4muaw4E4C
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Yeni yayınlanan @pewresearch araştırması: Aileler çocuklarına hangi değerleri öğretiyor? "Yaratıcılık", "itaatkar olmak" kadar önemsenmiyor
New report @pewresearch asks what R the most important values to teach children?Creativity less valued than obedience pewresearch.org/fact-tank/2014…
"Let yourself be silently drawn by the strange pull of what you really love. It will not lead you astray." -Rumi
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İskoçların seçimi ne olacak? Tüm dünyanın gözleri referandumda -Türkiye basını & pek meraklı annem Şafak Hanım dahil! bbc.co.uk/news/uk-scotla…
What will happen? The whole world -including Turkish media & my own mother!!- is watching with interest the outcome of #ScottishReferendum
"Aşk gibiydi okumak da... Neden, nasıl müptelası olduğunu, bilen zaten gayet iyi bilirdi; bilmeyene de anlatamazdın bir türlü." @Elif_Safak
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Radical Readers next Thursday 25th Sep, 5.30pm - the book is Honour by @Elif_Safak.Come along for discussion over tea & cake! #readwomen2014
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"Even if you’re trained to hate, you can choose tolerance." - Zac Ebrahim writes for our blog: bit.ly/1BPoSMO pic.twitter.com/rTdugHBZ4B
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Are you a giver, taker, or matcher? My talk at Google Zeitgeist on whether helping others drives our success: youtube.com/watch?v=zxEzJF…
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"Hiç kimseden eleştiri almadan yaşamak mümkün -eğer hiç bir şey yapmazsak,hiç bir şey söylemezsek,hiçbir şey olmazsak." Aristo'dan bu söz...
"Criticism is something we can avoid easily—by saying nothing, doing nothing and being nothing." Wise words from Aristotle @AdamMGrant
@Elif_Safak 'ın "Ustam Ve Ben" kitabını az önce bitirmiş olmanın üzüntüsü içerisindeyim. Kitaptaki hayatlara nasıl da alışmıştım oysa...
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@Elif_Safak Şirinler ve kitaplarının bazıları. Not: Aşk ve Bit Palas imzalı. :) pic.twitter.com/XT3vfeXYVU
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@Elif_Safak kitap hala kutsal benim icin kelime hala muhim ve harf hala muamma. Bana okumayi sevdiren kadin :))
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Just 5 days left to vote for the books that most inspired the world in the last 25 years: bit.ly/1sk8xc9 pic.twitter.com/0eMu4dpKEO
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Egypt's police 'using social media and apps like Grindr to trap gay people' ind.pn/1uTJtvm pic.twitter.com/mXcqLO81V1
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What can the ancient art of storytelling teach us in the post-everything age? @Elif_Safak explains at next #eiSubjectSalon - DM for details
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#Syria is one of the most dangerous places in the world to be a child. Act now to stand #WithSyria: owl.li/BBbAd
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"Aşk gibiydi okumak da... Neden, nasıl müptelası olduğunu, bilen zaten gayet iyi bilirdi; bilmeyene de anlatamazdın bir türlü." @Elif_Safak
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"Bir insana sırrınızı verdiğinizde, özgürlüğünüzü de verirsiniz." - Elif Şafak
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Lady Gaga at #Istanbul concert: "It's really hard to be gay. Don’t be ashamed...be proud...Because God loves us all" bianet.org/english/gender…
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"Your journey is already changing you, and it hasn't even started yet." @Elif_Safak #FortyRulesofLove #travel
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Ali Smith: 'The self is something you’ve got to get rid of as a writer. It’s just something else that’s in the way.' #writersrules
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