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StrOfSisyphus

23 M San Jose, CA

My Details

Last Online
Jul 12
Orientation
Straight
Ethnicity
White
Height
5′ 11″ (1.80m)
Body Type
Fit
Diet
Mostly anything
Smokes
No
Drinks
Socially
Drugs
Never
Religion
Atheism, and somewhat serious about it
Sign
Libra, but it doesn’t matter
Education
Working on university
Job
Education
Income
Relationship Status
Single
Relationship Type
Offspring
Doesn’t have kids, but might want them
Pets
Likes dogs and likes cats
Speaks
English (Fluently), Spanish (Poorly)

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My self-summary
What we have here is something not quite like anything else. Each one of us is an immensely complicated organism living on an ever-changing dynamic planet with only the tiniest sliver of sentience to comprehend it. What does an organism do when it realizes this fate—a fate so frustrating but yet also astoundingly beautiful? Some cry, some rejoice, and some even rebel. I do the latter. I rebel from this fate, stare into the infinite black of uncertainty, and constantly question it, forever curious of its inner workings. But beyond all of these musings and thought parades, I am just a normal guy with dreams, passions, and a will for adventure. This is, of course, if these are the things that define normality.
What I’m doing with my life
I am currently in my final year at San Jose State University studying Geology and looking for a job in the field. I currently work as a web developer/researcher/photo processor for an NSF funded science education website.
I’m really good at
- Opening my mind to different sets of values and perspectives.
- Analogizing ideas that seem very far removed from each other.
- Finding aesthetic beauty in any environment, object, or sound.
The first things people usually notice about me
I almost always have a cup of coffee in my hand or I am on my way to get coffee. If for some reason this statement proves false then there is probably something else going on that supersedes coffee, i.e. sleep.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books:
Currently Reading: 'Both Flesh and Not' by David Foster Wallace
Just Finished: 'Foucault's Pendulum' by Umberto Eco and 'Candide' by Voltaire
I really enjoy reading because it offers new perspectives as well as new knowledge. I enjoy anything that will make me think.

Film: I prefer more artful and intellectual films as opposed to entertainment (though this of course has its time and place). For example, I really enjoyed the recently released movie 'Her' because not only does it provide artful cinematography and dialogue, but it also entertains and provides a basis for thinking about what it means to be human. Some other favorites include: 2001: A Space Odyssey, The Machinist, and In Bruges.

Shows: I do not watch TV often anymore, but I really enjoyed Utopia, Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad, and The Walking Dead.

Music: I have a very eclectic taste in music. Lately I have been listening to a lot of jazz-inspired instrumentals (check out 'The Dylan Group'!), jazz itself (Miles Davis, John Coltrane, and Thelonious Monk) in addition to the usual rock/alternative rock/indie. I recently started listening to Beirut and really dig it. If you like Beirut and have any suggestions please tell me!

Food: I used to be picky, but over the last year I have started trying a lot more foods. If I am to explain in flavors: I enjoy things with a hint of citrus, sweet, but also savory with a little bit of spice--tang that leaves the tongue electrified.
The six things I could never do without
1. Curiosity: I cannot imagine what life would be like without the desire to seek and understand the unknown.

2. The question "why?": Without "why?" we are without the wherewithal for warmth.

3. Introspection: It's enough to delve into the understanding of the the world around you, but it's another thing to to delve into understanding your place within it.

4. Texture: Texture is important in both material things and the immaterial (e.g. sound). Textures set the tone, or the mood, or the sense.

5. The written word: The written word is miraculous because it provides an essential window into the mind of another; and it is even more miraculous when it is from long ago, where one is peering into a mind that has long since stopped thinking.

6. Quality: Whether material or immaterial, I must always seek quality. To appreciate something or someone in proportion to the work put into it, or put into themselves, respectively, adds another dimension to life.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
- The colors of things.
- What the conversations between plants would be like if they had the capacity to observe people walking down the street (and converse).
On a typical Friday night I am
Perhaps watching a movie, out for drinks, or even wiping my eyes over a beautifully constructed academic journal article.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I have a soft spot for the sound of a violin, but the sound of an accordion takes the cake.
I’m looking for
  • Girls who like guys
  • Ages 20–25
  • Near me
  • Who are single
  • For new friends, long-term dating, short-term dating, casual sex
You should message me if
You should message me if I something on my profile strikes you as entertaining, infuriating, interesting, or some other adjective that you would like to ascribe.