sunnuntai 29. toukokuuta 2016

About how I learned good quality thinking as a child

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.

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