"... the beloved presents himself or herself simultaneously as a
body which can be penetrated and a consciousness which is
impenetrable. Love is the revelation of the other person's freedom.
The contradictory nature of love is that desire aspires to be
fulfilled by the destruction of the desired object, and love
discovers that this object is indestructable and cannot be
I wouldn't say that I am overly complicated. I am a fairly relaxed
kind of excitable. I like gaming, reading, movies, hiking and
pretty much anything I haven't tried before. I feel like a person
should explore one bad idea a week just to make sure the universe
has not changed the rules on us.
What I’m doing with my life
I work out of my home office for an insurance company. I have
recently bought a nice old house in the city. Plotting a return to
intelligence at some point.
I’m really good at
Math, I don't like it too much but I am fairly good at it. Also
good at solving problems but that is really general and
non-informative. I mostly just find myself picking up new hobbies
to learn new things. They range from soap making to engine
building, it's mostly just whatever seemed interesting for those
The first things people usually notice about me
I'm typically reserved around new people.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Movies: Drop Dead Fred, UHF, Garbage Pail Kids, Event Horizon,
Books: Open to Desire, The Purity Myth, The physics of immortality,
Flower Children, The Immortal life of Henrietta Lacks
Shows: Pawn stars, firefly, The Daily Show
Music and food are somewhat similar. I don't have strong
preferences and enjoy exploring new things. Very few things that I
don't like when it comes to these things. Don't like cottage
The six things I could never do without
tobacco - not cigarettes but rather the occasional cigar or pipe.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Philosophy, the big questions that get lost in the hussle. My place
in the world. How the future might play out if certain technologies
are realized. What goes on in the minds of children and animals.
How to get bugs off my squash plants without synthetic pesticides.
On a typical Friday night I am
Having a beer or playing video games or both:) I also watch my
nieces and nephew after they get out of school.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
My Mother and fading Father live with me and will until they
My pregnant sister, her son and husband live with me.
There is virtually no chance that a person I have only known a
short time is going to take priority in my life. That is not to say
there is no room in my life, just that I am being honest about my