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Issue 11

Issue 11

  • Period: 2013 - December
  • Volume: 5


  Ahmet Lutfi AKAR Mulakât:Mesut MEZKIT


The Turhish Red Crescent From Past to Today and The Vision of 2023

A general evaluation, from past to today,of Turkish Red Crescent was done in this interview which was made with Ahmet Lütfi AKAR The President of Turkish Red Crescent. We touched to The Turkish Red Crescent’s vision, mission and at what rate they can actualize the responsibilities that they have taken with the future projections. We talked about the effects of Turkish Red Crescent to the Turkish civilising and the effects in the international organisations and a comparison of Red Cross – Red Crescent was made.The datas of analysis on how the maximum aid can be made in the minimum time after the earthquakes or other natural disasters in Turkey. We talked about the international effects of The Turkish Red Crescent and how many countries does it help. The reasons of the pozitive developments in recent years especially in last five years were analysed. We emphasized especially the secret of achievement in collecting blood donations. We also talked about the aims of Turkish Red Crescent’s in 2023.

  Turkish Red Crescent ,Ahmet Lütfi AKAR,The Vision of 2023, Earthquaqe, Turkish Red Crescent Blood Utilities


  Imran GUR


Kâtip Çelebi As an Example of Interrelation Between Consiousness and Mentality, As the Last Human Postmodern Subject Whose Walls of Consciousness Have Been Destructed and As an Emaple of Inquiry Consciousness

Information is the result of the activity of knowing, which is one of the most basic existence spheres of the human being and which has been identified with the concept of mentality that meets all of the widespread cognition types on the human himself, on the universe, and on God. The activity of knowing is related with the fact that a person has a consciousness, a cognition capacity, and a sphere of existence that acts with the knowledge that it possesses. The relation between the wide spread cognition types of an era and the recognition of the existence as the sphere of existence of the person, is the most basic fundament of definition of the person as a conscious inquiry consciousness, or as an existence. In getting to know about the wide spread cognition types, accepting it as it is, represents the unconsciousness situation of the human being before the knowledge. The tendence of accepting without inquiry is the biggest factor that threatens the sphere of existence of the human being in terms of consciousness. The contemporary era seems to be an era of a consciousness that inquires thoughts, sinces and the knowledge on itself with a new view, and it seems to be the era, which has better occasion than the previous eras in getting to understand the relation between knowledge and consciousness that is composed of the contradictional relationship between these two essential attitudes. The consciousness of the era has been established over the destruction of the geographical, ethnical and linguistic walls before the knowledge, within the historical process. Inquiry is an activity of vital importance for the human being in establishing his own conscience center, since it is in an activity that necessiates the person to use the ability of knowing himself which is in essence the state of consciousness of the person. In this sense, evaluating Katip Çelebi, which is one of the people that destructed the wall of consciousness that is shaped by the mentality and who is an inquiry consciousness as a junction point, has been evaluated as an exemple of inquiry consciousness in his relations with this wall and in the destruction of the old walls and the new walls. The relation of the consciousness and types of cognition with the wall of consciousness has been inquired within this framework, with its basic elements.

  Consciousness, historical cognition types, Kâtip Çelebi, the consciousness of inquiry, postmodern subject, wall


  Rahim ER


The Dignity of Soul making one sell his ring

A part of Prime Minister Adnan Menderes’s life will be presented in this article. The story of the Prime Minister’s ring which arrived to a jeweller from Adapazarı will be told chronologically. Here we will touch to the subject that what did the Menderes Family think about the members of Ottoman dynasty, their fight against Celal BAYAR, the President of Republic to bring Ottomans family members back to Turkey, to relieve the remorse they felt because of the members of Ottoman dynasty were washing the dishes of French soldiers. How Sultan Abdülhamid’s wife Müşfika Hanım and his daughter Sultan Ayşe were under the auspices of the President Adnan Menderes. The reason of The Prime Minister’s selling his ring about tis situation will be told.

  Adnan Menderes, Berrin Menderes,Celal Bayar, Sultan Ayşe Osmanoğlu, Adapazarı, 27th May 1960,17th September 1961


  Mustafa Gunes


Religious and Sufistic Components of Ali Dede (Pesendî)’s Poetry

Ali Dede (Pesendî) was born in Kütahya in 1813. He died in Kütahyain 1913. He was a hundred years old when he died. He was educated in Müderris Doğlarlı Osman Efendi Medresesi. He was given the appellation “Pesendî”, meaning appraised in Persian, By Ârifî. In this article, Pesendî'n some poems are reviewed from religious and sufistic aspects.

  Ali Dede, Pesendî, Religion, Sufism


  Seyma Gun EROGLU



Business organizations are founded to produce specific products or services. From planning to the reach of products to end consumer; each stage of business organizations contain sev-eral risks and ambiguity. With the effect of globalization, risks and ambiguities of business organizations are increasing. Broadly, the act of founding business organizations that con-tain certain risks and several ambiguities is called “entrepreneurship”. In cultures with intense collective behaviors, individual entrepreneurship is generally lim-ited. In addition, in new world order, public entrepreneurship is declining. It is obvious that, in order to increase social competition and power, more entrepreneurship activities are needed. In this context, it seems possible to utilize entrepreneurial ability of some sub-culture constitutions that are present in Turkish social structure. These social constitutions, which are called “Community” (Cemaat), present several cases of high level of commitment and altruism inside and they constructed successful business organizations in recent years. In order to create a whole entrepreneurial spirit in Turkish society and therefore construct more business organizations in this country; the cooperational attitude of this sub-culture constitutions should be adhered to national economy.

  Individual Entrepreneurship, Public Entrepreneurship, Community Cooperation, Social Entrepreneurship And Development




The Word Of Mouth Trends On Tourists Who Visited Turkey

Word of mouth (WOM), one of the oldest ways of communication, is described as the con-sumers’ tend to share with their circle the positive or negative experiences and information about the product that they bought. It is mentioned in literature that in addition to positive WOM and negative WOM, content and frequency of WOM is also effective on purchase deci-sion process. WOM has positive or negative effects on; emergence of the needs of consumers, determining alternatives, evaluating alternatives and in the decision to purchase. This study aims measuring the effects of WOM on choosing travel agency on the tourists who comes Turkey for holiday. Developed questionnaire has been applied on the three country groups which are the most visited our country (Germany, Russia, England). We made geographical restriction on this study and choose Muğla as a study area. According to the survey below, WOM has an effect on the tourist’s travel agency choice. Also we have noticed some signifi-cant differences on the trends of WOM in country and gender groups.

  Word of Mouth (WOM), Travel Agency Choise, Tourism


  Mesut MEZKIT



In the history, especially in Ottoman History, there isn’t any other King or Sultan about whom as much ideas put forth for and against as Sultan Abdulhamid. In fact, Sultan Abdulhamid not only extended the life of Ottoman Empire but also dammed up imperialism during his 33 years of reign. Keeping themselves far from the dangers, deriving benefit from the conflictions between enemy forces, in the balance politicy of worlds diplomacy keep Ottoman Empire the protector of Muslim and Turkish world. Here we are going to show the recollections which will bring out into the open how the zionism was frustrated by Sultan Abdulhamid and how the Turkish nationalism should be. We will quote the people who took part in the dethroning of this Great Sultan.

  Sultan Abdulhamid the second, The Zionism,The Ottoman Empire, The imperialism, The Political Zionism, Dr. Theodor Herzl


  Muhammad Omer Faruk


Einstein, Zionizm and Israel: Connecting Directly

Did Albert Einstein, support the Political Zionizm which guided the foundation of Israel? Did he defend Zionist Israel politically till his death? Giving popular answers to this kind of questions may not be absolute. In fact, the answers create a usual myth or a misunderstanding. So what’s it? Are we talking about the same Einstein? Didn’t he admit himself as “a sharp defender of Zionist idea” in 1929? Didn’t he start his speech with these words: “While I was feeling the pleasure of appealing to you on behalf of Zionist aim, 10 years ago, for the first ti-me…” ? Wasn’t he Einstein who gave a speech named “ Our debt to Zionism” in1938? All the answers for these questions are “yes”. In that case, how can it be a myth or a misunderstanding? Actually, this is a subject of essay. The minds shouldn’t reach a jugement unless they examine this essay; this is my request. The subject of this essay is important and it is not only related to the historical fact but also a fundemantal logic. It is known by everybody that Einstein is a great scientist . Besides, his opinions and contributions, as a human being and philosoph, to the issues of today, are still worth to research and think. This subject has got a private part, which is related to the Middle East conflict continuing nowadays. Even though we’d like to discover the further side of the things happened in the past, jewish or not, Arabic or not, Muslim or not, Western or Eastern: all of us can benefit from his foresight, vision and valuations.

  Albert Einstein, State of Israel, Political Zionism, Jewish, Zionist Israel