Hypatia

Today is my father s birthday, he would have been 97.

https://jasminatesanovic.wordpress.com/2017/10/19/my-life-without-me-2/

https://www.delfi.rs/knjige/39474_moj_zivot_bez_mene_knjiga_delfi_knjizare.html

He was an engineer, my mother was a paediatrician. I was the black sheep of the family studying art, music, literature, philosophy. But Today with this very dangerous new wave of aggressive anti scientific moods, theories, movements, I want to express my deep credo in science, technology, ratio. If i had two lives i would have studied nuclear physics, maybe i still will…

 I have chills in this corona emergency because of the  the no-vaxx, antiscientific, anti rational, denialists leading to new dark times, totalitarian obscurantism, nationalism …and Hypatia comes to my mind…I was supposed to write a novel on her many years ago but then the wars in the Balkans shifted my attention to more urgent matters in my courtyard. And i wrote the Diary of the Political Idiot. But today  the global world has become my new emergency to write about. Let me remind you who was Hypatia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hypatia

As a scientist a mathematician an independent pagan woman  she  mass murdered by the  fanatics , her body torn to pieces in public…before that The Alexandria library was burned to the ground…

I will write the first paragraph today of my new book…

About jasminatesanovic

Jasmina Tešanović (Serbian: Јасмина Тешановић) (born March 7, 1954) is a feminist, political activist (Women in Black, Code Pink), translator, publisher and filmmaker. She was one of the organizers of the first Feminist conference in Eastern Europe "Drug-ca Zena" in 1978, in Belgrade. With Slavica Stojanovic, she ran the first feminist publishing house in the Balkans "Feminist 94" for 10 years. She is the author of Diary of a Political Idiot, a war diary written during the 1999 Kosovo War and widely distributed on the Internet. Ever since then she has been publishing all her work, diaries, stories and films on blogs and other Internet media.
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