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Here is a list of things I like:
Nick Cave's songs.
E.E. Cummings' poems.
John Cage's ideas on life and art.
Sol LeWitt's paintings & conceptual work.
Sydney (the Australian town).
Coffee (but not espresso).
The south of Germany.
Theo Jansen's moving sculptures.
When I feel that spring is coming again.
Meister Eckhart's sermons (some).
Muesli with yogurt and milk (very good in Sydney and Auckland) taken late in the morning with a "long black" (the amazing coffee you can only find in Australia and New Zealand).
The joke: "I believe in God... zilla".
Evening in the summertime in the south of Europe.
The diverse cultures of continental Europe (above all the centre and the north).
Feeling that I'm European.
Feeling that I'm exploring – intellectually – a completely unknown territory.
The ending of the film "The state of things" (by Wim Wenders).
The question: how is it possible that we know the external world?
The question: how is it possible that we can refer to the external world?
Wright (Crispin)'s ideas.
Heidegger's delirium about Being.
People from New Zealand.
The idea that some contradictions are true (see Graham Priest).
Near death experiences.
Goethe's work (all).
Shakespeare's work (all and more).
Tarkowski's films (almost all).
The Goldberg Variations.
To take things seriously.
The Twin Earth Chinese Room Brain-in-a-vat Everettian Quantum Disguised Mule Zombie Sleeping Beauty Dutch Book Doomsday Model Theoretic Argument.
The idea of God.
Machete (my favourite superhero).
The mysterious colour between blue and green. How is it called?
Ezra Pound's poems (some).
Dante's poems (all).
The Waste Land (poem by T. S. Eliot).
Some of Fabrizio De André's songs.
Dancing like crazy.
Indian cuisine (the super hot Vindaloo stuff that you almost die when eat it).
The super hot laksa soups.
The idea that if we lived 200 years we wouldn't care much about death. (Isn't the concept of an eternal afterlife ridiculous? Who could really want it?)
The deceptive idea that we might be able to solve the mystery of the universe if we just thought hard enough.
The concept of intentionality.
Those who are not afraid to say that Hegel's work is almost all bullshit (for instance Kierkegaard).
Keith Jarrett's music.
Bertolt Brecht's "Life of Galileo".
Space in general (I prefer it to time).
Colours in general.
2046 (Kar Wai Wong's film).
Hal's phrase (in 2001: A Space Odyssey): "I am putting myself to the fullest possible use, which is all I think any conscious entity can ever hope to do". (I believe there is a reference to the Greek notion of bios theoretikos here. When I heard this phrase for the first time – I was 7 – I had a glimpse of the notion of the meaning of life).
The ending of Kubrick's "Full metal Jacket".
The right decision to leave Italy.