By Sidney Poitier
The acclaimed actor finds the eagerness, spirituality, and highbrow fervor that experience pushed his existence and occupation, mentioning the weather of his formative years that gave him his experience of worthy and ethics.
summary: The acclaimed actor finds the fervour, spirituality, and highbrow fervor that experience pushed his existence and occupation, bringing up the weather of his youth that gave him his experience of worthy and ethics
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Does that make any sense to you? I’ve always felt that my mother was this very pure and deserving entity, but on the level of my understanding as a youngster, she was just a mom, and she was; she was guilty of doing mom things—setting out restrictions and making demands and preventing me from making certain turns, life turns, I suppose. So when she talked to me on that level, she was a mom, from my point of view, talking to her son. Especially during some of the whippings she gave me—and there were quite a few, and they were all different from the whippings I got from my dad.
It’s very simple, the exposure to the stimuli; and the stimuli are fairly natural ones, you understand? Fairly natural stimuli coming out of this family moving from the morning to night, to bedtime, to sleep, and they get up and move from morning to night again. They work in the fields growing tomatoes. ) Sometimes someone comes by with fresh fish that your parents can’t put in the refrigerator because there’s no such item. There’s no freezer, either; there isn’t even electricity! So what do they do?
Helped me to figure out some things about survival. Now, I’m talking about six, seven years old. When I got to a place where there was danger of one kind or another, I had to make a choice. Once I knew, or sensed, that there was danger of one kind or another, I had to determine, What’s the wisdom of proceeding? Do I withdraw, do I try to go around? There were times when I went near rock formations at the edge of the ocean where there were high cliffs along a road on the front part of the island, and I wasn’t told, but I knew by just figuring it out, that if I fell over there, there was no way to climb back, and so how would I manage?