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Monday, May 02, 2005

 
My New Job Makes Monday Slow
Jas has this on her site and "tagged" me - I'll attempt to amuse myself. I'm supposed to pick one and describe what my life would be like if I were this profession - - Wait I just read it again and apparently I have to pick 5. Ok - here we go - -

The List
If I could be a scientist...
If I could be a farmer...
If I could be a musician...
If I could be a doctor...
If I could be a painter...
If I could be a gardener...
If I could be a missionary...
If I could be a chef...
If I could be an architect...
If I could be a linguist...
If I could be a psychologist...
If I could be a librarian...
If I could be an athlete...
If I could be a lawyer...
If I could be an innkeeper...
If I could be a professor...
If I could be a writer...
If I could be a llama-rider...(by Ogre)
If I could be a bonnie pirate...(By Teach)
If I could be a servicemember...(By Jeremy)
If I could be a business owner...(By Blue944)
If I could be an actor... (By Blue944)
If I could be an agent...(By KelBel)
If I could be video game designer...(By KelBel)
If I could be photographer...(by Jasika)
If I could be a soldier...(by The Scharf)


If I could be a scientist...
When I was little I always wanted to, and I quote myself up until I was 10, "Get a doubel major in Physics and Math and be a scientist." That ridiculous dream lasted all the way up until I was entered into "Gifted and Talented" and found myself on the slow slide back to the middle. But, if I was a scientist I would be an animal scientist of some sort. Not a veteranarian but more like a bioligical research on poor monkies, kind of scientist. I would like to test diseases and cures on animals. I have an ambiguous and numb respect for life and wouldn't mind killing, maiming, or really anything to another living creature (sorry Mandy - but it's true). That's not why I would do it (the enjoyment of hurting) but that's why I would be good at it. Anyway - I wouldn't to be a scientist but it beats the other ambitions I guess.


If I could be a linguist...
I would only want to be a linguist because that's what Noam Chomsky started out as and that field spawned him to being a world class mind and world class person as well. It was the background he gained from delving into other cultures to identify their language and life patterns that sparked his love for the world and his need to unsheathe the misnomers and lies that we are feed everyday. Plus, I enjoy being able to communicate with people of other cultures. I find that learning another culture opens a new world for you. It is very special to be accepted by a secular identity when you were not born or brought into it.

If I could be an athlete...
Ahh the life of an athlete. How remarkable and capable you become within a society once you learn how to master a leather ball with your feet or hands. How astonishing your life becomes given an ability that has been cultivated and chiseled out of raw talent for so many years. To live the life of an athlete is every male's dream at one time. Rock stars are wonderful but athletes are legendary. They have stories that echo on through the ages. Athletes have stories that are carried on the backs of the people that worship them. They are a flame that burns twice as bright and one that usually burns half as long. Modern day gladiators given the opportunity to thrust themselves into the mainstream and have a voice simply for their physical prowess. If I were an athlete I would use the opportunity to make political statements, I would use the forum or soapbox to become an artist or voice. When I fantasize about being an athlete I don't fantasize about the homerun or touchdown - I fantasize about the post game interview and the crazy things I would want to say.

If I could be a writer...
I want to be a writer. It is hard work and without a mentor or proper training to move you on and push you forward, the art is difficult. Your piers and mentors and teachers are all dead and collecting dust on a shelf. If I were a writer I would want to write things that made people dream or woke them up from their slumber. I don't need to write life altering books, but nor would I want to be Grisholm or Cussler and be in it for the fantasy or the money. I would want to write so that everyday both men and women would fall in love with my words. Everyday they would want to pick up a pen and express themselves. They would go eat breakfast and smash their coffee cup on the floor out of rage because they felt alive and inspired but what they had read. I want to make people react by allowing them to think and free their own minds. First, I have to learn to free my own.

MINE:: If I could be a soldier...
I would only want to be a soldier because I think it is a very important part of being human. I think war is part of our psyche. The protection of our women, land, way of life is something that inspires men to kill. The thought of killing seems romantic and necessary in my life. The horror stories of men coming back psychologically destroyed and physically mangled do not deter me. The hard austere of war veterans is something that I find compelling and inspiring. The hard grip of a man who has killed or the eyes that can see through my doughy body and into the back of my head are something that I would like to have.

Ok that's it -
I don't tag anyone because well that's just unkeweeeel - but if you want to do it be my guest -

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