Hi everyone! Gonçalo here from Portugal.
how could i start...well i was born in a small farm where i developed my curiosities about the world, when i grew up, started making my first friends, little later when first pc`s appeared in my zone and i got used to the midia, i was hypnotized by the wonders of the world, i soon realized that those most of those wonders would never be granted for me...as they never were granted to my poor family...revolution started to grow in my subcounscious.
As my personality developed and my parents managed to improve greatly our life quality,my revolutionary side was put to sleep, as i beggan to gain the habbits that most people around me had and tried to fit in, and discover what things, habits and new experiences i would enjoy most.
I was satisfied with my life to a certain point, but something wasn`t right, something was making me to focus on the future, and in the meaning of life itself, and i could not see myself like others in a sense, i always felt different in some strange way at the time, this feeling evolved, specialy at the point when i meet someone very special to me in Spain, and i admired this person for the type of "unnusual knowlegde she had" by more or less the same time i was stucked in conspiracy theories of all types,trying to make sense of it as it was inflaming the most profound feelings i had about the world...
But now i was confused and invaded by fear of all possibilities, but i was still not satiesfied as some considerations arrised in my mind that no theory could explain, eventualy my horror search for the questions of life that i could not formulate myself properly led me to the A.C site and little after i started reading it, i was striked by an amazing felling like "that`s it!!...now this looks like the questions and answers i was looking for"
I was electrified by that site and after a long study, the more information i aquired the more realized i felt, i started to understand the world better in a way no one i knew could explain, and beggan to grow very rapidly at a personal level , in a sense the site gave me my wings for self improvement.
m INTJ/ INTP in Jung terms i cant really pick up scince some times im very perceptive and other very judgemental, Im the kind of guy who likes to hang out with his most dear friends and to have a time for self improvment and reflection on my own...in my free time i like to sit with my friends and talk, im not so friend of parties as i used to be, i like video games, i like to meet knew places and knew people (even if im not very good at it). I`m friendly, curious, interested, and increasingly more corageous and sef determined...a big defect i had (one thats being fixed) is that i used a lot to try to understand others and had little care to make sure that others understand me, offcourse i had to uderstand myself first.
About the others opinion...some say im extraordinarly intelligent, some say im stupid, some say im a visionary, some say im an idiot, offcourse the people that see my qualities are those who know me better and the ones that trust me most, most of them are also introverted, nothing out of the ordinary.
I dont really have any formal skills yet because its very hard for me to think of some job that i would like to do all my life but im on the last year of my formation of industrial manutention, and thinking on take managment of industrial manutentions, through im not very happy about it.
I never got involved in activism, and some years ago i didint even know what was the exact meaning of that word, for the reason that when a watched politics talking on tv as a kid, i felt their speeches in general devoind of meaning, like something that looked exagerated complicated and looked just like some "get around talk" anyway im now giving the right attention to this very important subject.
Meritocracy for me is what it is...a political ideology, that has the objective of putting the most talented individuals in their rightfull place, in the name of evolution, progress and quality of life, also this system doesnt have disrespect for others and wishes to give everyone an equal opportunitie, and to nourish every individual in the name of productive cooperation...this for me is the most glorious vision of society.
I would like to contribute for meritocracy in every way i can, but im still discovering how to do it best acording to my qualities and personality, but i have a will of fire to put meritocracy in practince since i got here, but im sure i will discover some things in a near future since im still need a full time for me to goo trough all of your ideas here in the forum. This was my introduction of who iam and how i got here and what i think, sorry for any grammar errors, they are most lickely to be here since i rarely write in english.
Cumplements from Portugal to everyone in the meritocracy forum.