babydum
28 Ottawa, Canada
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My self-summary
"In the context of true Enlightenment, there can only be participants."
What I’m doing with my life
Doing my Masters in International Affairs, afterwards doing law school. Working for a Senator as well as TA'ing.
I’m really good at
Not infantilizing myself for the purposes of participating in the political discourse.
The first things people usually notice about me
I noticed them first.
Favorite books, movies, shows, music, and food
Books: 20th century political thought (Rawls, Buttman, Arendt, Schmitt, Agamben, Habermas, Heidegger)
18-19th century continental philosophy (Hegel, Nietzsche, Marx, Kant)

Selected works by various fiction authors: Philip K. Dick, JG Ballard, David Foster Wallace, Albert Camus, Salman Rushdie

Television: Oz, The Sopranos, The Simpsons, Seinfeld, Unsolved Mysteries, Cheers, Frasier

Movies: Mostly 80s-90s Thriller, Action-Adventure, Drama with occasional nods to the perennial classics (Citizen Kane, The Godfather, On the Waterfront etc.)

Music: 80s-90s Hip-Hop, Jazz, Ambient
The six things I could never do without
Friends
Knowledge
Nature
Empathy
Truth
Shawarma
I spend a lot of time thinking about
I like asking and ruminating on the tough questions, even if it compromises my public persona.
On a typical Friday night I am
I combine both introvert and extrovert past times. Find me, and I'm not joking when I say this, reading a book in a bar.
The most private thing I’m willing to admit
Shouldn't share your private life on the Internet, no?
You should message me if
If you want! Simple as that.
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