Tuesday, April 29, 2008

Mehmet Basci, Interview #33

Name: Mehmet Basci
Where you live: Basel, Switzerland
What you do as a vocation or avocation? Living peace and remind people of their humanity
Your two favorite books:
World leaders Favourite Poems ;-)
One Hundred Years of Solitude by Gabriel Garcia Marquez
Your two favorite cd's: Lorena McKennit
Why you are interested in spirituality? Spirituality is essential for humanity. And I believe it is important to have mutual respect with each other and live what we believe in our daily life – a world in peace.
Your favorite quote: Who really wants will achieve (free translation from a sentence from Goethe)
Your favorite web sites:
Your hero? Dalai Lama
A spiritual lesson you hope to learn? Humility
A place in the world where you feel spiritually "connected?" my heart

http://www.parthianbooks.co.uk/WLFP.htm World Leaders' Favourite Poems: A Book of Peace - Compiled by Mehmet is a collection of international poetry featuring world famous names; Jorge Luis Borges, Rudyard Kipling, Rainer Maria Rilke, William Wordsworth, Kahil Gibran and Pär Lagerkvist. The poems have all been chosen by national leaders, prime-ministers and presidents including Tony Blair, Ariel Sharon and Gerhard Schröder. There are also personal contributions from some of these influential world leaders themselves such as AJP Abdul Kalam and Ludwig Scotty with a foreword written by Swiss president, Micheline Calmy-Rey.

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