shhhhaaaaaalev
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My self-summary
Off the bat...I'm into intellects, mystics, minstrels, meddling minds, mindful meddlers, introverted vertebrates, extroverted invertebrates, virulent ventriloquists, bibliophiles, select extremophiles, fecund foreigners, scientists of both mind and matter, and big dogs. Sorry grabby Rabbis.

I guess this can go here. http://www.shalevnetanel.com/about/
What I’m doing with my life
What does a man love more than life?
Hate more than death or mortal strife?
That which contented men desire,
The poor have, the rich require,
The miser spends, the spendthrift saves,
And all men carry to their graves?
I’m really good at
Avoiding mixing up your and you're. I.e., gravitas qua gravitas.

Being mostly vegan and strictly vegetarian for environmental and ethical reasons.

Hysterically explaining the hipsterpocalypse to hipstercrits.
The first things people usually notice about me
Next section is obviously way too long, I'm just going to skip this. No one ever says anything interesting in this section anyways...
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Fiction: The Stranger, Unbearable Lightness of Being, Slaughterhouse-Five, Cat's Cradle, The Brothers Karamazov, The Trial, First Sorrow, The Hunger Artist, The Human Stain, Been Down So Long It Looks Like Up, The Bus Driver Who Wanted To Be God & Other Stories, Post Office, Picture of Dorian Gray, Benito Cereno, Giovanni's Room, The Painted Bird, The Kite Runner, The Things They Carried, Siddhartha, No Exit, Kafka On the Shore, Last Train to Pakistan, Interpreter of Maladies

Philosophy and non-fiction: Phenomenology of Spirit, The Question Concerning Technology, Phaedo, An Essay Concerning Human Understanding, Madness and Civilization, The Genealogy of Morality, Eating Animals, The Origin of the Work of Art, A Vindication of the Rights of Woman, Zen and the Art of Archery, The Selfish Gene, Musicophilia, Godel-Escher-Bach, various books on yoga.

Movies: The Graduate, Cinema Paradisio, 8 1/2, Police Adjective, Being There, Seventh Seal, The Great Dictator, Taxi Driver, Pulp Fiction, Trainspotting, Vertigo, Oldboy, Airplane, Blazing Saddles, Take the Money and Run, Annie Hall, Big Lebowski, Life Aquatic, The Meaning of Life, Being John Malkovich, Adaptation, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid, The Elephant Man, One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, The Shining, The Devil and Daniel Johnston, Brother's Keepers, Boyhood, The Sound of Noise, The Bicycle Thief, Birdman, Nightcrawler, Mr. Nobody

TV: Breaking Bad, Scrubs, Southpark, Louie,Trailer Park Boys, Stewart/Colbert, X-Files, Seinfeld, Curb, Arrested, Twilight Zone, NBA, science/nature documentaries, TED Talks, High Maintenance, Transparent

Podcast: Science Friday, This American Life, Car Talk, SERIAL, Radiolab, Reply All, Freakonomics, More Perfect, Infinite Monkey Cage

Food: Anything healthy and vegetarian really. My favorite cuisines are Ethiopian, Indian, and Middle-Eastern. Quality coffee.

Music: The Beatles, Bob Dylan, Radiohead, MF Doom, DJ Dangermouse, Cut Chemist, Grizzly Bear, NIN, TV On The Radio, D'Angelo, Fela Kuti, Joanna Newsome, Rodriguez, Schoenberg, Miles Davis, Ravi Shankar, Devendra Banhart, Wayne Shorter, Wes Montgomery, Joni Mitchell, Akron/Family, John Fahey, The Books, Jane's Addiction, Ravi Shankar, CAN, Cibo Matto, the Boredoms, FRANK ZAPPA, the Beach Boys, Herbie Hancock, Prince, Pink Floyd, Sonic Youth, The Doors, Tiny Tim, Simon and Garf, Tom Waits, Terry Riley, Charles Ives, Charles Mingus, Pixies, The Animals, Sly and the Family Stone, Louiz Bonfa, AC Jobim, Gilberto Gil, Parliment, Air, Kraftwerk, Hiatus Kaiyote...
Six things I could never do without
1. An instrument
2. Non-human animals, particularly BIG dogs.
3. Diffused light
4. Descending bass lines
5. Books ("That's not fair. There was time now!")
6. Yoga
7. Breaking rules
8. Borderline clichés ("the buck stops here")
9. Even numbers
10.
I spend a lot of time thinking about
#thinking
On a typical Friday night I am
Getting shitfaced and browsing LinkedIn...with your mom
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
I'm an open book but I'll need your help locating the glossary.
You should message me if
If you...ah who we kidding, girls don't message dudes on here 😝

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