I want to meet someone where the things we do not have in common become the things we want to learn about. Being around someone who is excited about what they do for a living is intoxicating. I am very drawn to those who say what they want, pursue what they want, and are grateful for what they receive.
Getting to know people (and thereby understanding that my first impressions of others are almost always wrong).
Movies: Shawshank Redemption, Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind, Braveheart, Dead Poets Society, American Beauty, Schindler's List, Casablanca, It's a Wonderful Life, Slumdog Millionaire
Food: Mediterranean, Thai, French
TV: The West Wing, The Wire, Breaking Bad, Friday Night Lights, Rectify, Justified, Vikings, The Daily Show, Battlestar Galactica, Parenthood
People being better to people
How to improve public high schools
Genuine actual social impact