Write a little about yourself. Just a paragraph will do.
Intellectual, calm and collected, usually pretty conservative in
temperament, even if not in anything else ;).
Very much into philosophy, history, economics, politics,
religion... I want to understand what makes the world run. I like
talking about new ideas and evolving the ones I already have.
Music is also an passion of mine - listening, making, and
performing, though I haven't had much opportunity to do the latter
two lately. I can sing for you... once we know each other better
My life has its own particular rhythm, which I'm loath to disturb.
I'm not bad at compromise, as long as I don't feel like I'm the
only one doing the compromising.
MBTI: infj / intp
Enneagram: 5w4 / 9w1
Religion: It's complicated
Politics: classical liberal, socially progressive
What I’m doing with my life
Don’t overthink this one; tell us what you’re doing day-to-day.
- Writing an article about my groundbreaking ideas which are, like,
totally original and far out, dude!
- Slogging through my backlogs of computer games to complete (NP:
- Slogging through my backlog of books to read (NR: Wittgenstein
'Philosophical Investigations', Rorty 'Philosophy and the Mirror of
Nature', Ostrom 'Governing the Commons')
- Enlarging both the aforementioned backlogs
- Practising the piano and the djembe
- Coming to terms with the whole 'being an independent, responsible
I’m really good at
Go on, brag a little (or a lot). We won’t judge.
Combining facts and conjectures into my Grand Theory of
Not getting in other people's way
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Help your potential matches find common interests.
When it comes to music, I enjoy stuff that's a little bit
ambitious, pretentious, or left-of-centre. \m/Metal\m/ is my
preferred form of aural nourishment, especially death and
progressive, but you'll also find prog rock, electronic music,
classical, hip-hop, pop, jazz and folk in my collection.
I also love computer games of all stripes, especially RPGs
(Fallout, Planescape:Torment, TES) and point-n'-click adventure
I read mostly non-fiction books, about the topics I mentioned
Like for most mammals, there are tv shows and movies I like, mostly
not very demanding. I'm not allergic to anime, board games, or
The six things I could never do without
Think outside the box. Sometimes the little things can say a lot.
- The Sublime
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Global warming, lunch, or your next vacation… it’s all fair game.
- the mind-body problem; the pragmatic/postmodern approach to
religion; isomorphisms between general equilibrium theory and
clustering algorithms; the private language argument; the ethical
foundations of political beliefs; contextualising transcendent
experiences in a way that is not socially harmful; voice and exit
as strategies of social control...
- what I should've said back then
- how much cooler this TV show would be if I was a character
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I’m an empty essay… fill me out!
I put on Wagner when there's a storm outside.
I sleep with plushie carrot.
I sometimes pretend I can dance like Justin Timberlake...
...and I nail it!
You should message me if
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...You think people should be treated based on what they do to and
with other human beings, not because of how they look, what
reproductive organs they have or how well they conform to arbitrary
standards of gender, sexuality etc.
...You believe morality should be based on empathy, virtue and
reason and not bad ancient literature.
...You love music in some form, especially if it's unusual.
...You know what it's like to be embarrassed of telling a joke so
ridiculously convoluted that no one understands why it's
...You're an interesting person who has something different and
contrarian to say :).
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