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I don’t know my dear
If this is a dream
What year it is and what day
I don’t know my dear
If I am yours or
If you are my dream …


–from the movie Underground (1995)

Apart from natural sciences, I am interested in literature, theatre, music, painting, movies, and philosophy—art. I have been enjoying …

The blind owl (Hedayat)
Street of crocodiles (Schulz)
The Metamorphosis (Kafka)
Of mice and men (Steinbeck)
Bartleby, the scrivener (Melville)
The sorrows of young Werther (Goethe)
The words (Sartre)
The fall (Camus)
Drown (Diaz)
A moveable feast (Hemingway)
Too loud a solitude (Bohumil)

Nizar Qabbani
Maram al-Masri
Anna Akhmatova
At five in the afternoon (Lorca)

Mozart’s Requiem (1791)
Van den Budenmayer (fictitious 18th-century Dutch composer) 

Works of Krzysztof Kieslowski
Works of Abbas Kiarostami

Works of Martin McDonagh
Works of Simon McBurney/Complicité


Picasso’s blue period
Mark Rothko

No. 10 Rothko 1958
I and the Cosmos (Penck, 1968)

The Tiger Lillies
The Dead Brothers
Janis Joplin
The Moody Blues
Tom Waits


This is true : )
Face to Face to Carl G. Jung (1959)

“The only great danger that exist is man himself. and we are pitifully unaware of it. We know nothing of man, far too little. His [psych] should be studied because we are the origin of all coming evil.”

“You see, the word belief is a difficult word for me. I don’t believe; I must have a reason for a certain hypothesis. Either I know a thing and then I know it. I don’t need to believe it. I don’t allow myself to believe a thing just for the sake of believing it; I can’t believe it. But when there are sufficient reasons to a certain hypothesis, I shall accept [these reasons], naturally.”

Click to watch on YouTube.

Sometimes I pen short stories and poems as well as translating a piece, if it interests me, now and then (all in Persian though, and do not expect much!). I undertake to put some of them here; behold some.

And . . . literature . . . I would like to post excerpts from some books (I am a copycat! I copied this idea from Vahid Karimipour). 

The pipe I’d like to smoke!