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There are times when a man feels he has to get away from it all in order to preserve his emotional balance or intellectual acuteness. According to most psychologists, people are unable to sustain an optimum level of intellectual activity whole in the company of others. This is probably true with respect to most great men.

A thousand years ago, an extremely valuable heritage was formed in Uzbekistan, Southern Russia. This invaluable heritage proved to be scientific find, the foundations of which can still be used in this age. Amongst the Islamic intellectuals responsible for producing philosophical and scientific theories during the glorious age of Islam which became the bridge between ancient Greek civilization and the risen Europe is Abu Ali Al-Husain Ibn Abdullah Ibn Sina. He was born in the year 980 AD in the village of Afshana, near Bukhara, in Uzbekistan.