czernobog
31 Calgary, Alberta, CA
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My self-summary
I am an avid learner and I love to listen to people’s stories. I’ve been told I’m someone people can open up to. I’m the kind of guy who likes to tread many paths - I love art, come from a family of artists, but I took sciences in university and am passionate about it.

I love the nerdy things in life - Doctor Who, speculative fiction, board games, etc.

I’ve got a pitch-black sense of humour, but I’m not above making a terrible pun. I’m a bundle of stereotype defying contradictions.
What I’m doing with my life
I’m a technology professional and full-time law student, I work with non-profit organizations to help them be more awesome by using new technology.

I study corruption, resource management and conflict.

I value working on things that matter more than money - ideally, you do too.
I’m really good at
I'm a very engaged listener - I'm present and focused in a way others have a hard time doing.

I am good at putting voice to the thoughts of others in a way they find pleasing or useful.

I'm also a pretty good cook and masseur.
The first things people usually notice about me
I make the kinds of jokes and remarks around strangers that most would only make with friends.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
The most influential book in my childhood has to be Ender's Game; I know, stereotypical nerd fixation but it's true.

That said, affording my own dismissal through failure to include/exclude a specific item is not something I want to endorse.
The six things I could never do without
internet, words, pen and paper, philosophy, humour
I spend a lot of time thinking about
How on earth I'm going to get caught up on my readings!
On a typical Friday night I am
I'm sporadically self-employed, so some Friday nights I'm working. Otherwise I'm probably hunched over my assigned reading material (law student).

Occasionally, though less often than I'd like, I can be found at a pub or at a club.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
For whatever reason, I have a visceral response to embarrassment scenes in movies and TVs to the point where I feel compelled to change the channel or look away. Even merely awkward moments make me cringe. It doesn't happen every time, but often enough for me to think it abnormal.

I have lots of theories why this might be the case, but I'm not really certain.
You should message me if
You're looking for someone to have fun with in a variety of ways. I like nights in watching movies but I also love to dance, drink and carouse or go out on wilderness adventures, or just walk my dog.

Being a card-carrying nerd, I like board games, video games etc. However, I love the outdoors (who doesn't?), especially walking with my dog.

So ideally I'm looking for someone mature, someone with a strong sense of self.

Message me if you want to tell me your story, and maybe craft one together?
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