""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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"Democracy, both for Greeks and the modern West, is very loaded. It is also a very vague term. Extremely vague for a term of such cultural importance. This is an interesting phenomenon, as one might expect there to be a solid definition of democracy…"
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