Benjamin1250
29 Woodside, United States
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My self-summary
Undoubtedly a Ravenclaw. Compulsively honest, emotionally adventurous, a hopeful cynic. I am a person who tries very hard to become better and less wrong. I prefer to listen before I speak.

I believe in empowerment of women in the workplace and discarding gender norms. Probability is the closest thing I have to a god, and I reject the idea of universal morality.

I practice ethical non-monogamy. I try to give more than I take, and my ideal self is a person who is compassionate when under stress, and courageous when afraid.
What I’m doing with my life
Started a new job in Manhattan in October, which I'm pretty excited about. It's a super positive work environment where I get to run around solving problems and identifying ways for big commercial buildings to save energy. The kind of company where the bosses hike and ski, and are huge hippies despite the fact the fact that they're NYC business owners. So I'm pretty jazzed about that.

When I'm not working or spending time with my partner aresenum, I am usually listening to podcasts, playing Just Dance with my late 20s roommates (without the proper console to play it on), or planning a trip to West Virginia for a hippy camp that has a mild resemblance to a cult.

I like to climb a lot at Brooklyn Boulders Queensbridge. Just started completing v4's since I joined a few months ago.
I’m really good at
Being way too competitive with board games, making fresh squeezed orange juice, making burritos, explaining why Cards Against Humanity super sucks, getting really excited about HVAC and picking the best light bulb you could possibly imagine.

I do happen to be a huge dork with a big collection of board games. I host board game parties every month or two. Let me know if you want in on that.
The first things people usually notice about me
I probably drove, which is weird for this city.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: Mostly nonfiction and essays. Books about psychology and sociology. Finished "Lean In", "Naked Economics" and "The Art of War" not too long ago. Haven't quite finished "More Than Two" yet, but I'm working on it. Currently reading "Good to Great"
Movies: Documentaries, Bad horror movies, Troll 2, The Room, American Beauty
Shows: Better Call Saul, Game of Thrones, Walking Dead, Adventure Time, Girls, Louie, Broad City, House of Cards, Steven Universe,
Music: Opeth, Stephen Wilson, Folk Metal, Explosions in the Sky
Food: Burritos, Gatorade, granola, orange juice, burgers, thai food. I live right by one of the best thai places in Queens.
Radio: OK, so I listen to a lot of podcasts: This American Life, Planet Money, Hidden Brain, Serial, Startup, Reply All, Radiolab, Mystery Show, Invisibilia, etc. If you're into any of the podcasts I listen to, we'll probably get along.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
Corporate culture
Kink culture
Leadership
Business
How strange it is to identify as a moderate, despite my hippy like eccentricities
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
Survivor is probably my favorite show. #noshame

For the sake of tags: poly, polyamorous, polyamory, non monogamy, non-monogamy.
You should message me if
you like being physically active or like the idea of just walking around and talking as a date

Meeting someone from OKC sometimes has this weird subtext where you're supposed to be attracted to one another. I don't like that. Please be understanding that I probably won't be attracted to you within 4 hours of meeting you.

you embrace some form of polyamory / non monogamy

you can answer this question:
If you could pick one super power, flying or invisibility, which would you pick, and why?
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