Download e-book for iPad: Discovering Oneself: A Philosophical Autobiography of a Boy by Tony Summer

By Tony Summer

ISBN-10: 1542762901

ISBN-13: 9781542762908

This autobiography addresses philosophical questions in regards to the which means of lifestyles, the opportunity of wisdom, moral demanding situations of the human situation, and the way someone discovers who she or he is or must be. I wasted huge stretches of my lifestyles being issues, or attempting to be issues, that weren't relatively me, resembling a progressive, a inebriated, a tough-guy and a heterosexual. I additionally spent years attempting to cover from myself what i actually used to be. I take myself to have chanced on who, or what, i'm, notwithstanding i'll have performed so extra rapidly, and had a way more pleasant existence, if I had taken a extra organised and demanding method of self-discovery.

The ebook starts with a situation of melancholy, nervousness and bruxism which tore me aside in my overdue forties. It then recounts my early years, within the slums then a council property, ahead of tracing my chequered career(s) as pupil, labourer, barman, petty legal, paper boy, collage instructor, neighborhood executive officer, administration consultant, transvestite prostitute, and administration accountant, additionally puzzling over the behaviour of the various characters with whom I got here into touch. The process my social existence, or loss of it, sees me strengthen from loner to headbanger, hedonist, drunkard and politico. for many years, my sexual nature was once a conundrum to myself, as I handed from heterosexual to bisexual to gay, alternately indulging and disdaining transvestism and sado-masochism. The sexual descriptions are kind of medical, instead of erotic, yet they can be particular. I make no apology for that. No sincere or enough ebook approximately self-discovery may possibly both forget about intercourse or deal with it perfunctorily.

This life-story can be partially a philosophy booklet, partially a self-help ebook, partly a listing of sexual quirks, and partly a suite of slice-of-life anecdotes and incidents. My wish is that individuals will locate it fascinating, fun, instructive, and a resource of fabric for mirrored image all alone lives that is helping them to find who they're or who they could be.

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