…building a shelter for the night and ending up staying there a few weeks because I feel sorry to abandon it after it was so hard to build. …deciding I am not good enough, don’t want to write anymore and giving my laptop away. …deciding I need to start writing again and getting a new laptop. …traveling during summer with nothing but a toothbrush, tooth floss, passport and a spare pair of underwear, washing them…"In the future I can see myself…"
1) When someone says “Hmmm…” that means they don’t agree with you but they can’t tell you because they need to avoid conflict at all cost. 2) People will compliment you on weird stuff you didn’t choose, accomplished or had anything to do with, such as your height, eye color, eyelashes length, etc. 3) There is no such a thing as a social smoker, someone who smokes when he’s with friends or at a party…"20 Things I wish someone had told me when I just arrived in China"
The continental drifts, the great dying and other mass extinctions, the climate changes, evolution, it all leads you to this very moment in life, you are here because million other beings were brave, tough and lucky to pass on their genes to you.We could say then that now is your time to shine, and there’s nothing to stop you from doing it, there are no predators, no ice age coming anytime soon, we can fight…"It all comes together"
Question: “Have you eaten?” Right answer: “Yes, you? Wrong answer: “No, not yet” Very wrong answer: ” No, unlike the Chinese, we don’t need to eat at a specific time of the day, we can just eat when we are hungry” Comment: ” Let’s go out to play” Right answer: “Play? You mean hang out? Sure, let’s do it” Wrong answer: “What do you mean by “play”?” Very wrong answer: “Sure, what do you want…"How to answer awkward questions and comments from Chinese people"
Just some thoughts. We celebrate life and death, and accept death not as the end of life but as a part of it, a cycle where energy transforms itself but never dies, or not? No, we don’t, we are so attached to our consciousness that we fear death, death means change, so we fear change and we do the same things every day to avoid this fear of the unknown. We treasure life in all…"About understanding"