Just about everything in my texts is my own observations siad in a way that is thought of from the point of view of teaching. I have not read them from anywhere, I have not been taught them in any way. I have just been interested in things that increase intelligence, like zen buddhist books, Stephen Mitchell's English translation of Tao-Te-Ching, arts and New Age books, also in healthy ways of living, the nature and animals, sports and moral and in building apicture of the world for myself.
I have the impression that I do not have a larger capacity than what others in Finland would have the potential capacity to. Thinking ability is build largely on basic areas of life like looking, feeling, getting social impressions,having likings, moving etc. My impression is that the difference in intelligence may be due to differencies in ordinary visul environments as a baby, since my parents values the nature and especially trees and little birds, which might be a typical characteriustic of how I look at structures and rythms, while some other tend to conceive them as if they had watched kitchen wall and some sitting people, or the like, so their interest in structures is tuned to less complex and less landscape like and rythms, areas of life etc different too. Another difference is in others doing some task like thinking or seeing and then adding to that some extra thing they are fond of and so losing the original skill level in the percpetion and ending up with something much less landscape like, much more short-sighted. So the others think that they have extra capacity and time to use to some differemnt miussion, while I was fond of just watching and doing practical concretical things, so my concretical landscape like thinking ability stayed like in the perception while they lost it without any great difference in capacity.
Trees are good in that they are alive, complex structured wholes, there is a lot to look at in them, their parts have atmosphere and emotional style interwined with their form, the way they have grown, they are healthy wholes, they have idea in how they grow, they live in circumstancies but find their way freely in them in a healthy natural ages old wise way that one can compare to human life, trees from the same climate teach good ways of living in that climate, they healthy and good models so for life, they have lots of variation but symmetries too, they teach to look at landscapes, their have both details and a magnifient looking whole, they look different in different weather and ytime of the day, one can learn wisdom from them, one can learn to healthy ways of living to those ages old ways of living that are best for humans for reaching happiness, full capacity and a good wise understanding of the world.
I write to the intelligence level of a somwhat stupid but not very stupid academical person or to what I estimate people in the capital district of Finland in their early twenties would all or most understand about a subject that they are not much familiar with but that they are sincerely interested in. So I do not write to my own level of intelligence, but more like to the lower end of what I am able to communicate to. So my thoughts often have wide areas of applications, look quite simple but may be complex to think through all the roads I have thougt about them
I read the Chinese classic about learning masterful skill Tao-Te-Ching (Stephen Mitchell's translation) for years trying to learn teaching skills, so that I could teach the solution that I find to many others too, and that they would find those skills from themselves with the help of my teaching, instead of just reading robot like.
My parents were very theoretically inclined, enthusiastic about science and math but not intelligent and not good at practical things. I always longed for concretical practical world, for practical things like in household tasks with children, gardening, life at the summer cottage, wondering at the beauty and amazing structures of nature, practical professions, physical work, sports, trade, maybe police's work. So I was keen at looking, very interested to see and experience things of the world, everyday life things with their multitude of characteristics, structures, practical uses, behaviour, feelings etc. And my mother was always interested in tiniest observations too since she was not so good at making observations herself, so I kind of learned to pay attention to things well when I looked at them, and to live ina landscape of environement and life in it. So I learned practical common sense like objective thinking but not so much practical skills because my parents always wanted to take everything theoretically.
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British aren't considered so very wise and they start school at the age of 5. Finns are wise and have wisdom and life. Finns start school at the age of 7. I read today about a famous old Finnish poet. He wanted to start school when he was 8 but was considered too young to start school until he was 9. His poetry is very wise indeed, and the old times give an impression of greater wisdom. Do Asians start something school like at very young age? Buddhism is described somewhat like one could describe one's own understanding about life and about how to live to someone who has studied only school like things starting at a young age. Years before school shoudl teach life skills and high capacity, reach high, so that when one starts school one's own understanding is kind of equal tyo things taught in school: one just knows them in addition. We has at least playing, painting, being read tales, doing practical things, discussing, going to places and doing things together, being outdoors and with the nature, some songs too.
If I remember right, I started piano lessons at the age of 7 when I started school too, since my mom thoguht that such is good for intelligence and wisdom.
I think that my guest for better quality is important in learning new things and in keeping quality good and thoughts profound. When I do something with some quality, I do not think, well, this is enough, but often think how good the quality should ideally have been for my life and the society and the world to go well, spend a moment or two wondering what it would demand, what kind of extra job and mark for myself that I would some time in the future do that extra job while associating with a subject like this. So my quality does not deteriorate due to laziness as easily but neither do I get much extra work. Some maybe I read some interesting magazine articles for a half an hour in a month as a result of this or so, and think some things more thoroughly which for me goes quite quickly.
Vanhoja seikkailu- ja eläinsatuja luin nuorempana innolla
Monte Criston kreivi
Kolmen muskettisoturin jatko-osat
Arsene Lupinin seikkailut
I started writing in the autumn 1998. Now in the beginning of 2016 I cannot think of more subjects that I would need to write about. I have already written everything responsibility demands me to write. That makes 17,5 years of writing, huh! Maybe I will still be adding something smaller, but right now I do not have anything more to write. The last year I have written mostly about the seasons.
I do not know if these matter, but I mention them just in case.
I am an absolutist: I never drink alcohol and do not use drugs and dislike the idea of needing medicines. I like sports, nature, practical things to do, moral, feelings and healthy ways of living.
In the capital district people who knew me typically said to me that I am the most rational person they have ever met and maybe the most responsible too. When I was younger and went to school, people who knew me said that was and was already to begin with the kind of person to which school aims to raise young people to: thinking with my own brains and carrying responsibility like an adult should. In school I typically got the highest grades: typically 9 or 10 in almost evrything. When I graduated from school, my average was (after 12th grade) 9.5 (9.7 after 9th grade)and I wrote 5 laudaturs. But I did not value school very much, since I already could those things, my parents taught such at home since they were overly interested in science. I myself like sports, the nature, animals, wisdom of life and moral, and practical things to do and arts.
Already in my mother's stomach as a small start I was maybe more intelligent, more common sense like rational and more healthily inclined than her, who was academically inclined and had liked school very much. That was mostly because she thought of the start of a baby as an animal like being who should learn from animals and the trees etc if one only can in stomach but maybe one can from there somehow conceive the world.
My mom and dad were less intelligent than me and my brother, so they taught us almost solely things that they had read from books, since their own attemps were almost always much less skilled than mine, and I guess that also less skilled than my brother's.
My mom has had since she was a small child a nickname that has the assosiation "Look!" and she was always showing us things: "Look at this!", "Look, what is here!" and of things to think about "Can you see how it goes? I am not sure.". Thta was in the style of naturaö sciences, school and liking the nature.
I was about 20 years without tv. I had studies that I did not like at all and considered it unbearble to go to studies, then sit at home watching tv and then go to studies again unendingly. I preferred to go out in the evenings to my hobbies and the like. Besides, I did not have at all enough money for the tv fee. Instead I listened a lot to the radio, mostly pop songs in the local radio City. Nowadays I watch from the tv mostly news and don't like anything that has actors.
I was also for a very long time without a newspaper, because it was much too expensive, but I read the free papers available and whenever there was Helsingin Sanomat or whatever newspaper available somewhere for free I read them.
My parents were atheists and forbid strictly Christianity from me. But I had a liking for religion and a need for philosophy of life. People considered me suited to being Christian but never gave me the chance, propably because I am by character one who takes things seriously, with heart too and moral, so I kind of looked religious without it being religion. People used to tell me that they would like to be atheists. In my 20s my mom brought to me books about Zen Buddhism and the book Tao-Te-Ching in English and I read them and across the years learned something about Buddhism and Taoism, i.e. Asian wisdom anout happiness and skill, which though is not a religion. Later on I have been interested in Christianity.
I have studied 18 and a half years: 9 + 3 years of school, 5 years of university, 1 year in farming school and half a year on a wilderness guide course.
Lately, for some years now I have read mainly only two magazines (women's magazine MeNaiset and local daily newspaper Itä-Savo) and internet news.
I have never been much interested in moving to live abroad. Of all the countries of the world I would have chosen just Finland, because I enjoy Finnish ways of living, the Finnish nature, the Finnish climate and the Finnish culture with it's good sides about what the society, moral and social relationships and life are like. I am somewhat interested in travel though, but have not travelled much. I have been interested in Eastern Finland all my life, but as I live in eastern Finland it is not like I was told, and I was originally from the capital district and am somewhat interested in the whole Finland. I also want to know about other cultures, countries and climates.
In school I was the best pupil of my class for maybe roughly half of the school time. In the ordinary school my final grades were 9,7 on average (and 9,9 on academical type of school subjects). Fron college I wrote five laudaturs year 1990 and my average grades were 9,5 on the ordinary scale from 4 to 10 .
Before I entered school at the ordinary age of seven, it was thought that I would not need to go to school since I was so rational and responsible myself. But to learn to read and write I was entered school in the ordinary way. And I never felt the need for going to school. It was just a burden, especially because I have so poor memory that I cannot just leisurely sit and still remember everything. I suffered very much from going to school. There absolutely is a need to take into account the differencies in intelligence, upbringing and responsibility, to take them into account in common sense like ways, fairly toward the kid.
I was raised in the capital of Finland Helsinki ja my parents said they were Finnish and so they always spoke Finnish in daily life and sometimes somehwat clumsy English with foreigners. They taught me Finnish culture but as teenager and young adult I was surprised at how little they in practise followed it. Lately (I am now over 40 years old) I have watched in the internet some videos about Russian places. My father always had the style of Novosibirsk town in western Siberia in Russia. Maybe he (or many men from there) was from there or an admirer of the place, even though he never talked about it. And my mom was an admirer of Chinese working life, but the style I most remember about her is of Irkutsk city in central Siberia in Russia. But sometimes she reminded me of some other countries too by her style - maybe it were across the years several women fond of Chinese workers and liking men from Novosibirsk?