About meI am always on the search for new knowledge and understanding, be it astronomy, biology, physics, science or spiritual.
I don't easily acquire friends due to growing up in the armpit of the world where noone were truly accepted if they didn't conform to sub-human practices. Thinking "outside the box" or being from another place were frowned upon. On the surface the niceties were all in place, but underneath there was never acceptance of new ideas. I suspect that if the world should announce peace today, this place would resist it simply because it doesn't conform to the way of life observed there. Distrust in others is paramount. Without it, they can't exist. Gossip is the favourite sport. Toss away all hope of getting them to understand that the world doesn't exist for their benefit to do with as they please. They believe themselves to be the epitaph of humanity. Case in point is that more than ten years ago a family of refugees from the old Yugoslavia decided to settle there. For ten years, they have shown themselves to be mere humans, trying to fit into this depraved place. They are still the butt of jokes, the center of gossip, their "alien" ways frowned upon.
I myself was but an infant when I came to this hell-hole. I had no control of my whereabouts, nor my ideas of being. I was born of the mother I knew, but my father was just my step-father. I never knew this, and I would have had no problems with this at all had it not been for everyone else knowing. In the second grade, we were instructed by our teacher to tell about our parents. As I was telling about my father, one of my classmates said to me that I shouldn't call him my father because he wasn't. I was an outcast from the moment I came to that stinking pit of inhumanity and inflexibility. I never had a chance.
Because of this, and countless other experiences through the years, my personality, always introverted, have been so damaged that I no longer trust people not to hurt me. Due to this, I am lonely and vengeful. My greatest desire in the world is to watch that place of human garbage disintegrate. It has no right of existence. It only serves as this world's birthplace of hostility.
My workI have performed many tasks in a workplace over the years. Most prominent amongst them is as a cashier at two gas stations and a 7-Eleven. Similar in duties and routines to eachother.
Other jobs have been to manufacture wiring for tanks, mop floors of a rig of barracks, assisting in two cafeterias, three large-household kitchens, doing telemarketing, working in the computer retail business, manufacturing of several components for a governemt project intended for those who have been out of work for a prolonged period of time, painter, supervisor for newly hired or underage personell, have assisted on carpentry projects, and have also worked in a laundry.
As for computers, I have for the most part been an advisor to friends and family on how to correct problems they have incurred.
- At the movies I like to see:Action, adventure, fantasy, dystopias
- Last movie seen:Grass by Ron Mann
- Music I listen to:I like Rock above all else, but I can listen to pretty much anything. Except what's called "Danse-band"
- Best album right now:The Wall
- Last book read:Innocent Man
- I'm passionate about:No DRM, FLOSS-movement, equal rights for all humans, showing religion it is wrong
- I wish I could:Right the wrongs of mankind. No creed, religion, colour, sexual preference, etc would be unsafe
- Favorite travel destination:Amsterdam
- If I won 1 million dollars, I would:Get rid of debt, throw one hell of a party for my friends, and do some traveling
- If I were a super hero I would:Depending on my powers.
- I want my coffee..:Black
- Food I like:Pretty much anything (western), and willing to try almost anything else. Particularly love chicken
- I don't like:Microsoft, Apple, bigots, racists, religious fanatics, DRM, "intellectual property", inflexible people
- Software I use:Ubuntu GNU/Linux with a whole lot of additions and games and mediaplayers. I've got four computers, so it would be impossible to list all of what I use.
- Hardware I use:Stove, microwave, cell phone, computers, fridge, freezer, pots and pans, lighters
- I discovered My Opera from:By using Opera. I've used it on and off (off is when I didn't have a computer of my own) for a very long time. I've been doing some computing one way or another for the better part of 20 years (impressive considering I am 28), and I have always liked the
Why I choose the Opera browser
I choose the Opera browser because it is Norwegian, free, standards-compliant, secure and it doesn't try to interpose itself like MS Internet Explorer. I also choose it for all the features packed into it that other programs CAN do better, but at the cost of considerably more diskspace, and learning several different UIs. It is efficient, can be streamlined as one please and it has a thriving community to help with any problems, unlike the MS IE. I also choose it because I can use it on any of my OSs or Internet-capable electronic devices (Windows, Ubuntu, Sony Ericsson W960i)
The only thing that is regrettable about Opera is that it isn't open-sourced, meaning it isn't pre-installed in my GNU/Linux distro of choice, Ubuntu.