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My self-summary
I'm hoping to meet others who are interested in making the world a better place by living and treating other people the way they would like to be treated. I appreciate people who are honest, loyal, kind, considerate, introspective, great sense of integrity and not willing to betray the trust of others.

I like well grounded people who have a great sense of equinimity and who have the maturity and wisdom to know that life isn't about what you can take from the world but what you can bring to it, and that it is better to seek to understand than to be understood.
What I’m doing with my life
Trying to figure life out.
I’m really good at
In terms of probable outcomes, hoping for the best and planning for the worst.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: Asimov, Clarke, Dickens, Barbara Enrenreich, Paul Krugman, Freakonomic, Shock Doctrine, King Leopold's Ghost, anything that shames the hubris of man/woman and extols the humanity of mankind/womankind; Films: Ulee's Gold, The Wrestler, Affliction, Frozen River, Requiem for a Dream, The Pianist, Civil Action, The Sweet Hereafter, Vera Drake, Cold Mountain, Searching for Bobby Fischer, 2001; Music: everything except that which promotes a contempt for civility and disdain for others; Food: Things that aren't good for me :-)
The six things I could never do without
Food, water, shelter, sense of discovery, depth and imagination.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
The inherent contradictions of human nature.
On a typical Friday night I am
Relaxing from a week of dealing with the realities of life.
You should message me if are anachronistic and either behind (old-fashion) or ahead of your time (avant-garde). In other words, you appreciate the wisdom history has to offer and are aware your actions or lack thereof have consequences for others in the future.

You are capable of critical thinking, unbiased objectivity, rational discourse and independent thought without the undue influence of popular culture or mainstream mass media.

If you describe yourself as good-natured, fair, equitable, try to choose your words wisely, intellectually honest, scientifically literate, and have the emotional intelligence to appreciate the efforts of others made on your behalf.

FREELOADING HYPOCRITICAL WOMEN WHO WANT TO BE TREATED EQUAL BUT THINK THEY ARE ENTITLED AND DON'T PAY THEIR OWN WAY NEED NOT APPLY. If you want to be "taken care of" try the local charity, welfare office or emergency room.

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