**Latest news: Please teach me how to play the Persian ney. Persian language would be great too.**
(also: stupid grin)
((also, also: that I'm too old to actually be there. Say when was the last time I wasn't the oldest or tied for the oldest in any given company? All the other people of my age travelled to the employment world so I was left behind))
movie: Radu Mihaileanu: Train de Vie. Identified myself with Schlomo the fool
music: Anything spontaneous and living, not big fan of canned music. If it has to be in cans then gypsy, folk, ska, but also chiptunes and tracker music. If you know a fun open group that gathers to play music somewhere relatively near me, please let me know. Maybe I can bring along some instruments and join or just hang around and enjoy. Also I used to sing in a choir and would be happy to do that again if I just found the right people.
I am completely unfit to think in this world and age. All my thoughts are a prime example or a good collection of plain wrong, unscientific, naive, harmful, unethical, immoral or just so last week. All my feelings are wrong and exemplify only my masked bigotry and self deception.
Truth has become universal and well known, views to it strictly polarized. I am just too lazy to learn the correct answers for even my own social context let alone for all the others. Let alone learning to navigate there. There is just no chance that a random thought from me would be sufficiently aligned with any established view. Having next to no social media exposure doesn't help either.
So no thinking for me, thanks. The cloud of hate that surrounds this whole thinking business drains my energy to the ground.
To keep my sanity I have lately discovered the world of free online university courses so that adds here a more or less bi-monthly changing item from the list of [Philosophy/Theology, Programming/Mathematics, Music theory, Music performance, Acoustics]. Now (for somewhat large values of "now") trying jazz improvisation on a viola! This can't end well... (Wow! It did! I passed with a score of 70.04! A whole 0.04 above minimum passing grade (not that I would know what meaning passing or failing have here, but hey! Acceptance! I'm a junkie for that!))
Ok, I'll risk one harmless thought. Why okc has no similar multi-choice box for religious identity as there is for sexual identity?
Lately this has been pretty much on the surface: How will I handle parenthood, aaaaaaaaaaaaaa! Anything I do or forget to do will instantly and irrevocably change the personality, future, social relations, the sense of meaningful existence, etc. of a small person that I am supposed to be helping instead. Also: I suppose there will be a lot of WORK, lazy bums probably don't respond well to work, what shall I doooo? (Also, also: Those stairs, will I want to carry somebody up and down those stairs for months on end or would it finally be time to build my own cable car?)
If you want somebody to show you around in Schaffhausen! (or contact me through BeWelcome http://www.bewelcome.org/members/lantti). Finding people to meet up with when visiting places has actually been easier through okc than the actual hospitality sites :) Here people write so much more about themselves...
Also: If you want books. My girlfriend is an active reader and well connected to the book flows from several book shops where she used to work. Mostly in German, sometimes in French, Italian or English. They keep piling up there in the corner after she is done with them.