CONNECT to LIFE

206821_1996858409524_1485397876_2297753_1127141_nSome mornings I miss my childhood or maybe even my whole life before “technology” so much;

living with no attachment to the machines like computers, cellphones or even internet…

I miss those times especially when the first thing I have to do is to check my e-mails,

writing notes down on my agenda, and to decide how I’m going to use my day planning by every single hour that I have.

Having no coincidences and suprises in my daily life is breaking me apart…

The hurting part is not living with deadlines or hurry;

just this slavery to our computers and smartphones that we have.

Being unable to use and feel the time and being totally away from that talent ‘to keep in mind’ what we have to do.

Most of my friends forgot to use an agenda; they lost their understanding of calendar and time because of their smartphones.

Life became something that when you hear an alarm informing  you… Something that we connect instead of live it…

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Watches are becoming useless and mostly unimportant to have,

or just a symbol of wealth instead of being masters of ‘time’; they loose their meaning day  by day,

because people prefers to check their smartphones and they trust them more than anything else.

watchSo companies try different and joyful ways to make us remember the meaning of watches.

But even they know that watch means ‘money’ not time anymore…

Same issue is a problem also with agendas and such…

agenda1I remember the days that people were so excited to buy a brand new agenda each year. 

The importance of the papers quality, the joy to write things down…

“trusting to your own handwriting and trying to write as good as you can”…

In those days, your agenda was your symbol of your charactesrand anything to note down was important.

For example we used to take notes about our friends birthdays, we were checking the days, counting them, waiting for them with no alert needed.

Honestly, I still keep an agenda and I still wear my watches; I still love papers and pencils. But I think each day I’m becoming more “extinct”.

Everyone is asking me ‘why’ I still buy them or use them as we have our cellphones and so on instead…

And my answer is:

I prefer being as human as I can 🙂

I PREFER TO LIVE, INSTEAD OF TO CONNECT TO LIFE.

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A Picture Is Worth 1,000 Words

couple-embrace In an old spot of the city, a brand new love is shining on the street…

All the daily raises, all the worries and pains or even hurries are set aside leaving an unknown taste of happiness in this picture…

This couple doesn’t care about the time or place, they are free to dare to love unconditioningly.

They are young and they still feel their existence, which many of othershad lost its meaning under the years which passed by.

Love is priceless and limitless.

Love is kinda stepping outside from running in circles. It gives our moments back which life takes from us.

You just feel more alive and more real.

It’s like adding glitters to the pastel colors…

You are not alone anymore if you have love;or simply if you love…

And this erases all broken thoughts from your mind. It also gives meaning to your thoughts.

You become alienated by social structures, and your slavery routines of your life become unimportant or even meaningless.

Think about the others in this picture;

Do they look joyful? Absolutely not… And that’s the difference of love own.

This couple can be seen both as separating for that moment or just arrived and found eachother. But in both situtation, they have them, with all pure and innocent love.

Maybe they will loose their anxious to meet one day, and maybe they will become like others;

but now is their time to feel themselves as unique and united.

This feeling is the most precious one ever in a life time.

Thinking all my daily basis worries and thoughts, fights and so on;

I should admit that I’m pretty jealous, looking at them.

Even just a picture can take you from your chair to a different mode of thinking just in a second.

I tried to picture myself in that scene; and I found out that I put myself in that tramspot waiting for the new one.

The bad part of my imagination was: waiting a streetcar as a part of my touristic excursion and I imagined myself alone in a foreign city…

How sad yeah?..

PLAYGROUNDS vs PLAYSTATIONS

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I remember those years that we didn’t have cellphones, computers, playstations and so on…

The years that we were more innocent and aware of the world “nature” we live in.

TECHNOLOGY was simplier in those years, and it was based on our real needs… Each decade gave us other forms of technology which the main purpose was communication…

The human species’ use of technology began with the conversion of natural resources into simple tools. The prehistorical discovery of the ability of control fire increased the available sources of food and the invention of the wheel helped humans in travelling in and controlling their environment. Recent technological developments, including the printing press, the telephone and the Internet, have lessened physical barriers to communication and allowed humans to interact freely on a global scale.

The late cultural critic Neil Postman distinguished tool-using societies from technological societies and, finally, what he called “technopolies,” that is, societies that are dominated by the ideology of technological and scientific progress, to the exclusion or harm of other cultural practices, values and world-views.

The implementation of technology influences the value of a society by changing expectations and realities.

The implementation of technology is also influenced by values.

1- Viewing the universe as a collection of parts, (like a machine), that can be individually analyzed and understood. This is a form of reductionism that is rare nowadays. However, the “neo-mechanistic world view” holds that nothing in the universe cannot be understood by the human intellect. Also, while all things are greater than the sum of their parts (e.g., even if we consider nothing more than the information involved in their combination), in principle, even this excess must eventually be understood by human intelligence. That is, no DIVINE or VITAL principle or essence is involved.

2- EFFICIENCY : A value, originally applied only to machines, but now applied to all aspects of society, so that each element is expected to attain a higher and higher percentage of its maximal possible performance, output, or ability.

3- SOCIAL PROGRESS: The belief that there is such a thing as social progress, and that, in the main, it is beneficent. Before the Industrial Revolution, and the subsequent explosion of technology, almost all societies believed in a cyclical theory of social movement and, indeed, of all history and the universe. This was, obviously, based on the cyclicity of the seasons, and an agricultural economy’s and society’s strong ties to that cyclicity. Since much of the world is closer to their agricultural roots, they are still much more amenable to cyclicity than progress in history.

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Technology provides an understanding, and an appreciation for the world around us.

Most modern technological processes produce unwanted byproducts in addition to the desired products, which is known as industrial waste and pollution.

While most material waste is re-used in the industrial process, many forms are released into the environment, with negative environmental side effects, such as pollution and lack of sustainability. Different social and political systems establish different balances between the value they place on additional goods versus the disvalues of waste products and pollution.

Some technologies are designed specifically with the environment in mind, but most are designed first for economic or ergonomic effects. Historically, the value of a clean environment and more efficient productive processes has been the result of an increase in the wealth of society, because once people are able to provide for their basic needs, they are able to focus on less-tangible goods such as clean air and water.

Humanity at the moment may be compared to a colony of bacteria in a Petri dish with a constant food supply: with no way to remove the wastes of their metabolism, the bacteria eventually poison themselves.

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I MISS THE DAYS WHEN CHILDREN WERE PLAYING OUTSIDE THEIR HOME, SCREAMING TO THEIR MOTHERS BEGGING FOR 10 MORE MINUTES…

I MISS THE DAYS WHEN TREES WERE TALLER THAN OUR APARTMENTS; I MISS THE TREES ACTUALLY…

I MISS CHILDRENS GAMES IN THE GARDENS INSTEAD OF PLAYSTATIONS OR COMPUTER BASED ISOLATIONS.

THE JOY OF RUNNING, WALKING AND REAL HUMAN COMMUNICATION…

I MISS UNIQUE NORMS AND VALUES THAT ALL SOCITIES HAD ONCE.

SEEING AND TALKING EACHOTHER; THE DEFINITION OF LOVE AND RESPECT.

CHILDREN AND FAMILIES…

Freedom

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How can we define ‘freedom’ ?

Each of us is born in a different socio-economic status and in a different social network… Each society defines its unique borders and significances which are related to their history and belief systems.

We are forced to adapt and to choice our positions and roles in our society.

There are many rules and regulations to maintain our societies continuity.

We are shaped by even custom and usage. We have different traditions… We should live conventionally…
Even in sense of family, we are committed to our family members and to our ancestors.

We have an order which keeps us respectful…

And there is an issue called ‘money’… Which creates modern ‘economical’ slavery.

If we decide to rise up and if we choose to not go to work each day on time, our “owners” will fire us and replace us just in a minute. To be fired will not make us free, but we will be broke instead. We have banks just as our ‘Big Brothers’ who are ‘watching’ us. Debts, credits, our signitures will be against us the day after…

We have governments which decide for us. Decisions are in many sense, like how much money we should spend each mounth to LIVE. Gas, water, electricity…

We can not just go to a forest and start to our new life. We need permissions and payments to stay there… And remember, if you are born in a city and especially if you lived there in your whole life, probably you won’t have the capacity and talent to survive in nature just by your own tho…

We all have different addictions too… These addictions can be illegal but also can be too legal like coffee! Most common addictions are internet, cell phone, car, money, house or even shoes (for women)…

Story begins with our birthdays;

we can not choose our name, religion or future until we become acceptable by our society with the age of maturity. Even then, many of us can not change their religion and gender; or even if they can change it they just won’t be accepted by their own society. Changing names and surnames will not delete their past or families.  The ideas about their own dreams and goals may always cause fights among their family members. Most of our education is decided by our parents. Sometimes we are forced to work in our family companies too.

But we still believe that we are free.. (?)

Actually, YES.

Because we are free to reacreate our lives. If we can leave our possessions and addictions, we can think more clearly and we can start to a new life.

Do not think about others thoughts for you.

Do not overvalue what you buy or you want to buy.

Do not underestimate the power of your innerself.

Do not waste your time on your past.

If you can see that happiness doesn’t come with the money, you can be able to be happy with your job. Choose your dream job according to your talents or to your definitions on being peaceful. Because I believe that if a person does his/her best, earning money will be much more easier… Happy at work means happy at home too…

Choose what you need instead of what you want…

Stop wasting money on unnecessary shopping. This can make you free in an economical point of view.  Remember that all those advertisements, magazines and such are the weapons of modern slavery. They are not for you or for your happines. Their aim is just to catch you and to own you. Their bottom line is to make happy their company owners and so on. You are just a ‘pawn’… If you do not have money, you will be easily eliminated by the system and you will forced to face with the banks.

YOU ARE PRECIOUS AND IMPORTANT. YOU ARE UNIQUE. CARE FOR YOURSELF IN ANY MEANING THAT RINGS A BELL.

SPEND YOUR TIME ON YOUR IMPROVEMENT. AND FIGHT AGAINST YOUR BORDERS AND BURDENS.

I DO NOT SAY ANYTHING ABOUT INGORING YOUR SOCIETY.

BUT I SUGGEST YOU TO REALIZE AND ANALYZE WHICH POSITION YOU ARE IN. aND IF YOU ARE NOT HAPPY THERE,

CHANGE IT…

About (expression of intention)

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I was born in 1984 for a reason which I’ve been searching for since 2004…

That year I realized that I was a survivor and I started to work on my personal awareness and on my souls development for a spiritual enlightment.

I chose to study Sociology in my university.  I was so curious about civilizations and history. But what interested me most was the history of art and philosophy. It was amazing reaching out all that information. Each masterpiece was like a time machine. Each of them gave me a unique ticket to travel through my immagination, thoughts and emotions.  Those timeless travels gave me the courage to travel the world.  So I started to focus on cultural events which years after created the idea of belonging to the nature and the feeling of being part of a big picture called ‘love’.

I never was a good reader, but I always wrote what I felt since childhood.. Those writings were basicly poems in my mother language. I wasn’t able to keep a diary. Because the idea of re-reading it wasn’t fun and more importantly it wasn’t a good way to remember our feelings related to that day . I believe that our memories should be saved in our souls instead of a piece of paper which will block our souls re-judgments. But a poem can be read and can be configured each time we read it… You ca play with your own words finding new meanings on your emotions.

Since then, I try to understand my conclusions, keeping in mind my reasons and feelings related to…

I had so much trouble in my life. It wasn’t easy to grow up, but I think I finally did it 🙂

Now I write for ‘soul-to-soul’ communication.

Sometimes reading a strangers “world” is the best way to find your own way to move on. But I’m not talking about lessons taken from them, it is just to see and to create a different conclusion. You can not change the body of the writing, but you can see and share a personal assumption and solution for your own good. Or even for someone else…

We need eachother and since we have the possibility to reach eachother in one way or another; we need to keep our souls connected.

I hope you have a nice day!

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