I stand between two pillars, that of a scholarly monastic and a bon vivant.
I am a bit averse to encapsulating my essence in such a small text-space, if you want to know anything just ask.
I am autodidactic, searching for truth, and cuddly
Aztec by Gary Jennings, The Bhagavad Gita, The Devi-Mahatmya, The Iliad, The Odyssey, The Mahabharata, The Loeb Classical Library, Sex at Dawn: The Prehistoric Origins of Human Sexuality, Ishmael, The Story of B, Polyandry in Ancient India, The Kama Sutra (Alain Danielou's translation and commentary).
American Beauty, There Will Be Blood, Gummo, Kids, Brideshead Revisited (the original TV miniseries with Jeremy Irons), The Wicker Man (the original from the 70s.), Lord of the Rings Trilogy, Sita Sings the Blues
Music: Medieval themed metal and rock music; In Extremo, Rabenschrey, Tanzwut, Corvus Corax, Rammstein, Black Sabbath, Orchid, some mid 90s gangster rap, 90s grunge, electronica, some techno, Stoner rock/metal, Thirteenth Floor Elevators, British Oi music.
Something interests you, and you want to find out more.