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Isa Kocher


Lew Beach, NY, USA
single, 5 children
Speaks: English, German, Turkish
Joined Dec 31, 2003
What I Want to Do: change the world. be

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Joined Dec 31, 2003 Activist Aspirations Rabid 
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Groups Gay friends, Surviving PTSD
Hometown DeBruce 
Birthday Dec 26  
Languages English, German, Turkish  
About Me can't: too old, too fat, too stupid, too lazy, grateful for in love. not your run of the middle average eccentric, , , ex-pat, ex-alcoholic, ex-hippy, ex-taxi~driver, ex-cowboy, ex-country~bumpkin, ex-Max's~regular, ex-tra~special, not ex-tra~terrestrial, not too whitebread, not into basketball, not too young anymore.
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Pets i have pet peeves  
Activist Aspirations Rabid
Political Leaning Very Liberal
Religions Muslim  
Eating Habits Chocolate - Lots of it  
Wild Fact About Me me.
My Philosophy don't think so much, just do it for better or worse, for the sake of all creatures. Cut the crap.
What Gives Me Hope not much, prayer and friendship
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by resign
What/who changed my life and why movies too many to mention, Man for All Seasons, Nanook of the North, Unforgiven, the original Russian LONG War and Peace(with subtitles), Sunday Bloody Sunday, Stand By Me, La Dolce Vita, Satyricon, Auntie Mame (not the musical), Boccaccio 70, Saving Pvt, Ryan, Schindler's List, Casablanca, My Launderette, Stagecoach, Blaue Engel: because? they made me see something I had to know. Muzaffer Ozak because he is a human being. September 11th because I knew I am not. The novel Moby Dick because it is the novel Moby Dick. Jussi Bjorling's voice. Math teacher in college because he showed me it all, and gave me Death in Venice to read. First Grade and "See Spot Run" gave me my first kensho. Sitting next to the lake at Dai Bosatsu and seeing it rain. John's Gospel in Greek. Our Lady of Flowers. Shakespeare's Tempest. The last because it is the closest thing to truth I have ever read. Abdulqadir Geylani's Futuh al Ghayip.
What Bugs Me sectarianism, anti-scientism/creationism/ignorance, heterosexism, homophobia, chauvinism  
Passions knowledge, tea, passion  
Inspirations the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King jr., Mimar Sinan ~ Masterbuilder Sinan, Salahuddin Eyyube ~ Saladin the Great, Seabuiscit, Frodo, Buffy, Spiderman, William Penn, Eleanor Roosevelt  
What Scares Me Dominionism and intolerance in general  
Role Models Pope John 23. Martin Luther King. Malcol, The Green Knight, Yunus Emre, Socrates, The king in Shakespeare's Tempest, Mary mother of Jesus (aws), mother, Aunt Aida. Nurettin. Ali (ra)  
Quotation "don't take a wooden nickle""Yurtta suhl: cihanda suhl"
Interests cooking (for others) art. music. folkart, physics and biology. Cosmology. keeping  
Music Pearl Fishers, especially with Jussi Bjorling, Bach, shakuhachi, a lot of Mozart, some Blue grass, Love Supreme, Monk, Ella, African Choral Music  
Movies Nanook, Unforgiven, Stand By Me, Wizard of Oz, Continental, Casablanka, A.I., Schindler's List, Saving Pvt. Ryan, Stagecoach, Auntie Mame (not! the musical), La Dolce Vita, 8 1/2, La Strada, The Bicycle Thief, Alien, Bambi  
TV Shows Malcolm in the Middle, Buffie the Vampire Slayer  
Favorite Foods tea of any kind. coffee. ozleme, crepe, mishkak (of mutton or goat), yoghurt, milk, cheese, fondue Suisse, CHOCOLATE. Chocolate. Chocolate. Chocola, pistachio ice cream  
Favorite Places Tiwi, Wadi Shab, DeBruce, Frog Hollow  
Can't Live Without tea, Internet. Books. Air-water-space-nature-  
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