""Your joy is your sorrow unmasked. And the selfsame well from which your laughter rises was oftentimes filled with your tears. And how else can it be? The deeper that sorrow carves into your being, the more joy you can contain. Is not the cup…"
"That was to me, right? Well I'm not unintelligent at all - a little daft at times, maybe. The difficult part is mostly emotional. I've had to struggle very hard to learn empathy and how to understand other humans. I'm emotionally…"
"I have Aspergers syndrome. It's not apparent if you only know me a little, but you'll pick up on it if you know me for a while. On the surface I look and often act completely normal. The problem is that I am, despite appearances,…"
I'm interested in Linux, electronics and European history.
American modernist authors are just the best! I'm talking beat generation and beyond. The language is youthful and just beneath formal. I find once you get much later than that everything gets too informal to be descriptive or convey concepts.
Artsy dramas and coming of age films -mostly depressing ones.
Renaissance, gregorian and ambient/experimental electronic.
"And all I loved, I loved alone" -Edgar Allen Poe, Alone
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"Private life or public life?
Is there any meaningful understanding of quality of life?
There are several frameworks that define and measure quality of life using a variety of benchmarks. Some are quite detailed and scientific, like…"
"I missed the part where you live in Canada.
In that case and in any case I don't see what else you can do other than, maybe, talk to your parents and advise them to get him out of their house as Jack suggests. If they are fine with him…"
I like to post my answers in a thread, to our topical discussions; so I'll put my thoughts here, and invite others to do the same. The topic, I believe, is moral relativism.The part I want to comment on right now is Dallas's comment, "Why does a moral law giver have to be God?" It's worth answering, at least partlyPeople can give moral laws without being God. The question is, are they the right moral laws. I say it's wrong to kill people for being Jewish, Herr Hitler said it was right --…See More