Christopher Meesto Erato is a NYC High School Teacher with a BA in Psychology and a MA in Education from NYU. Before becoming a full time teacher and writer, Christopher aka Sto (Sto-ology) was a professional Musician, Artist and Filmmaker. In addition to playing the club circuit in NYC and LA, touring America and Europe, recording and having a couple songs get radio play - he got to warm up some of his heroes like The Ramones and The Red Hot Chili Peppers. Christopher also worked in film and video. He produced, acted in, and did music for an independent feature called "The Electric Urn" that won two awards at film festivals. Mr. Erato has spent half his life in NYC's East Village creating and performing and more recently teaching. He was born and raised in the Connecticut shoreline area.
I have been contemplating the most profound of questions - Why Am I - since I was a teenager. After many years of research and reflection I have put down in words the best concepts from both the sacred and secular realms. I have added a few ideas of my own along the way. This book seeks to create a holistic synthesis of all schools of thought. It is all about uniting people who want to believe.
The Far Out Five: Adventures in the Land of Obbal Nobbal is a timeless archetypal fairy tale, yet with new progressive values in a fantasy, sci-fi setting. It is a story about five gifted youngsters from different corners of the universe who are involuntarily beamed to the Land of Obbal Nobbal by a wizard who works for a corrupt King.
Life is poetry and poetry is life. Poetry is personal yet universal. We all seek true love, and need our family and friendships. Most of us desire some type of fulfillment and contentment within our short lives, here on this planet, within the cosmic flow of time, as we know it. This book of poems and song lyrics spans over 20 years of living and creating in New York City.
Sto-ology is a new philosophy for the 21st century that bridges the unnecessary gaps between the sacred and the secular realms. It aims to inspire the reader through timeless knowledge combined with the most interesting science and sociopolitical dialogue of our time. The mission is to raise awareness on important issues and motivate people to action - toward solutions. (Smashwords Edition)