I'm a non-conformist, slightly cynical idealist. I tend to be quiet, which many people misinterpret as shyness. I'm just not good at making small talk. Even so, I think everyone, is fundamentally worthy of respect and capable of greatness, a conviction which underpins my philosophical and political outlook.
I enjoy technology, science, power pop, reading, tomatoes, limericks, beer and wild weather. Even opera and Mahler, on rare occasions, but beware: my tastes are not particularly highbrow in general. My sense of humor is whimsical and a bit earthy. I dislike formality, slow drivers, fundamentalism. I'm also not real keen on writing about myself, so it's better to just ask questions.
Then there's the sense of humor thing. Everyone likes a "good sense of humor". What I mean by that is that I find humor in lots of mundane things, not that I can always make everyone laugh. And my sense of humor is odd. Childish, almost. For example, this skeleton walks into a bar and orders a drink...and a mop. Now, see, I think that is hilarious! Most folks think it's marginally amusing. As I say, I'm a bit off. Whimsical.
Movies: Dr. Strangelove, Cook and Moore Bedazzled, American Beauty, Clerks, LOTR, Avatar, District 9, The Social Network, The King's Speech... On TV: Some politics, Dr. Robot, Mad Men (still not finished the last two seasons), Orange Is The New Black, House of Cards, others. Oh, and Breaking Bad was awesome.
Food: my own bizarre cooking.
2. You're intrigued by my profile, have progressive views, and are looking for a man who thinks that the set of one's lovers must be a proper subset of the set of one's friends.
3. You've answered at least 100 questions and have a match percentage over 80 and an enemy percentage less than 25. The percentages are far from definitive of compatibility, it's true, but they're a reasonable starting point.
Also, if your entire comment is, "Hello. I liked your profile.", I may not respond. Ask a question. Express an opinion. Let's make it a two-way street.