About Robert Leslie
I am an English Language Lecturer, currently teaching at a university in the Middle East. I am 59 years old, and married to Nazan, who hails from Ankara, Turkey.My interests include philosophy, English (of course) and the workings of the human mind, particularly my own. I have a website you might like to visit - www.rlfielding.com please sign my guestbook or get in touch with me at firstname.lastname@example.org Thanks Robert Leslie Fielding
Areas of Expertise
Teaching English - and writing
An idea worth spreading
An idea worth spreading - make books narrower so that the eyes do not have to scan sideways, just down, thereby reducing tiredness in readers, and hence helpping people to find reading more enjoyable and less of a tiring thing to do before you close your eyes to go to sleep.
I'm passionate about
The environment and what we are doing to it. I am also passionate about learning and teaching English.
Talk to me about
Talk to me about the philosophy/ies behind how the Western world is run - whether the so called 'science ' of Economics is worthy of our living by its dictates.
People don't know I'm good at
People don't know I'm good at many things, but that doesn't mean I'm not. Having people know what I'm good at isn't too important for me. It's enough that I know what I'm good at and that my circle
My TED story
My wife and I recently visited Malaysia, where we saw several orang-utans gamboling in the rain forests there. Watching them, I couldn't help thinking that if the world was left as they found it, it would be a very different place to the one it is now. Further, since I have been reading Eckart Tolle, I believe that those lovely animals live absolutely in the here and now, rather than, as we do, dwelling in the past and hoping for the future.