29 Long Beach, United States
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My self-summary
By default, I have so many complex and deep thoughts & images come into my mind. I love wisdom and acting on it. I'm from the 'East Coast'.

I love quotes and proverbs, like an explorer loves waypoints in a desert.
"Twenty years from now you'll be more disappointed by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did." --Mark Twain

I like:
-Walking barefoot / sitting on the floor
-Animals & creatures
-'Meta' philosophy - by which I mean understanding how some ideas are connected to others.
-Villains, power, comedians, Bowser
-Video games, Symphonic music, cinematography
-Digital artwork & illustration
-Brie cheese

(Long winded and articulated:)
I love sophisticated and intellectual ideas. I enjoy philosophy (though I dislike the word philosophy), psychology, language, neuroscience, and anything I can pay attention to that fuels my understandings in some form or other. Sometimes shy. Animals love me. Dubbed 'beastmaster' as per my down-to-earthness with all creatures and Saint Francis for saving every bug out of swimming pools before I jump in. My sense of humor is occasionally dark but is more shaped by overthinking - if you can offend me, definitely message me- and I used to be one of the healthiest people you would've ever met until that got boring. I like sharing music and making playlists. ♬

My sincere preference is to explore the greater meaningful feelings in life, about the cosmos, about existence, about consciousness, perspective, freedom, and what one may accomplish in life. This more often than not means getting away from all the noise of our culture. I actively enjoy avoiding the herd. Thinking about myself thinking about myself thinking about myself gets entangling though, and a good remedy has always been walking into a modest movie theater, picking a movie I've never heard of based on the poster, and relaxing to watch in the cool dark. Don't ever see Meek's Cutoff. Most people know me for being a visual artist, being in super good shape, or being deep, but I'll refer to the idea of simply being an old soul. I'm an old man deep down, considering whether my actions would be fundamentally sensible 7000 years from now.

I've been drawing my entire life, and went to school to make graphics for video games- drawing, digital illustration, 2D & 3D animation, interface design, all that pretty stuff- however I honestly hate the idea of spending my life sitting in front of a screen, so I half abandoned it all.

"Believe in yourself, and create your own destiny. Don't fear failure."

Beyond that, searching for the right harmonies in my life.
What I’m doing with my life
I'm well off enough with things falling into my lap, and I was just given a bunch of someone's old carpentry tools. With my experience, I'm about to attempt to begin working for myself.

I'm working on two different mobile games which have some financial potential, two labors of love I'm making entirely by myself (doing the art, animation, writing, design, coding, and music.)
My goal is to earn enough money and skills to escape the corruption of this culture. I do play the stock market. Teach me how to garden, and cook.

In terms of my life and not just my living:
Deliberately getting into positions to give serenity to my heart. I always love meeting new people and getting out of my own bubble; exploring the "inexaustible variety of life"- I like that.

Adventuring, & Learning to flourish in unpredictability. Looking for an opportunity to use my grappling hook.
I’m really good at
Connecting complex elaborate and abstract ideas; drawing; martial arts and being physically strong; befriending animals; brain games; remembering my dreams; relaxing my mind in order to soak in and learn.
Getting people I barely know to open up and talk about their issues, aka listening. Everyone vents to me, which I enjoy.
The first things people usually notice about me
How calm I am. Calm enough to spare people my tendency to go into the deep end of a conversation within two minutes.

But you were the one who came to this profile
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Dune, Ender's Game, Catch-22, Even Cowgirls Get the Blues
Deathnote, Sandman

Ghostbusters, Fight Club, Beasts of the Southern Wild, Adaptation, American Beauty, The Fall, anime

Rick and Morty, Sherlock, Dexter, Arrested Development, South Park, Workaholics, Adventure Time is okay, The Whitest Kids You Know, waverlyflams, Evangelion, Naruto

Gorillaz, Phish, Garbage, Linkin Park, Radiohead, Hilltop Hoods, Filter, Stabbing Westward, The Crystal Method, The Chemical Brothers, trance & electronic music, Nujabes, Tchaikovsky, Chopin, Stravinsky, soundtracks, soundtracks, soundtracks

indie story-games, Overwatch, Awesomenauts, Yoshi's Island, Killer 7, Viewtiful Joe, Shadow of the Colossus, Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow, Etrian Odyssey, Brain Age, and very difficult games
The six things I could never do without
music, good stand-up comedy, fresh food, sex, a place outdoors to enjoy, smart close people to talk to
I spend a lot of time thinking about
My heart, and why it aches so. Psychosomatic?

How at the drop of a hat, with the right insight, I can see the world entirely differently.

The universe, nature, people, perspective
the pale blue dot
How effectively I'm nonverbally communicating with non-human creatures
Myself, thinking about myself
The opposite gender
Improving my artwork
The brutal necessity to make money and occasionally answer to other people.
On a typical Friday night I am
Relaxing, working on my games, making expeditions into my ideas, art, and/or the very nature of my mind.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
You should message me if
... you're interested in:
being involved with nature/animals
video games
chilling out and just being dorks
Carl Sagan / Terence McKenna / Bill Hicks / Alan Watts
going for a walk in the park and conversing / gesticulating about life

(If you know right now that you can't hear my tone of voice, you can't make eye contact with me, you can't see my mannerisms and gestures and body language, you can't hear my intonation. That this text is static, and sterile, and that it's the same for everyone, and that communication here is being withered down to writing skills, barely. LOLOLOL; That an online profile is a pretty innacurate representation of a person.)

*If you have a good proverb to send to me.*

Let's grab lunch