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Paul Kiritsis, PsyD candidate, DPhil., MA (Psychology), MA (History)

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Know Thyself: An Interview with Self

Paul Kiritsis - Sunday, February 05, 2017

 

If you could be anything in the world what would it be?

The wind, for it is unencumbered and expands.

If you could describe your life using a song, which would it be?

Cancao do Mar, Song of the Sea, by Dulce Pontes

If you were a color, which would it be?

Powder blue, the color of serenity and unity.

If you were an ancient deity, who might that be?

Eros, the God of Love.

And if I asked you which movie captures the essence of your love life, which would it be?

Basic Instinct.

And if I asked you what the greatest hallmark of spiritual growth is, what would you say?

To give without expecting in return.

Who is Paul Kiritsis?

An ethereal paradox. I am always giving, forever giving, like the blessed stars that be. I am always receiving, always receiving, like the landlocked Dead Sea.

What would you be willing to die for?

My honor, my integrity.

What is gold to you?

A smile, my family.

Something people are generally unaware of?

That change is a crisis in self-esteem.

If you were a powerful sorcerer, magician, or alchemist with an ability to bend Nature to your will, what would you give humanity?

The genetic footprint of empathy.

What do you admire in others?

Perspicacity.

Which landmass or island might you be?

Milos of Greece; raw, multicolored, full of subterranean secrets, undergoing both subsidence and uplift.

What is so good about being human?

The ability to bring things into existence using the esemplastic powers of the imagination.

If you could acquire a superpower or sixth sense, which might that be?

The power of Memory.

And if I asked you to return to the past in a time machine and meet somebody who might that somebody be?

Paracelsus of Hohenheim.

And if I asked you what is the difference between flourishing and languishing, what would you say?

The ability to make sense out of no-sense.

What feeling or emotion best describes your life?

Saudade.

And if a beanstalk appeared beside you that sprouted up into the clouds and beyond, what might you find or discover by climbing it?

An aspect, quality, ability or talent I never knew existed.

Something that you know in your heart of hearts is true is:

Beauty will save the world.

 

 

 

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