b : deviating from conventional or accepted usage or conduct especially in odd or whimsical ways
People say I'm genuine and that I have integrity.
I like to nap.
I like teas but not tease.
I wear nice shoes.
See tests section and http://typelogic.com/intj.html
The Longer Answer-
Recently (couple years already!) took an extended cycle tour of
The Yunnan Province, PRC and shot a short documentary from my bicycle. Long overdue for me! For the Winter, I committed to several months meditation in three different Thai Monasteries. It was very healing. Very rewarding practice.
Life should be taken seriously, but I am not a serious guy. If you think I might be joking, then I usually am . I guess that makes me irreverent! A sarcastic wit is always attractive, it keeps me on my toes!
If you 'sweat the small stuff', doesn't that mean you're always sweating?
Never met an adventure I didn't like. I am an explorer, an 'experiment' at heart. I am currently experimenting with the deeply internal states accessed by deep focus meditation. I sometimes levitate. I love silence.
One of my many teachers said to me: "Slow down, you'll be
much happier." I did, I am.
I often travel up the coast to Big Sur and Marin. I love to tour on my Moto. You've seen guys like me on the Coast Highway right?
Looking for a real relationship and I do mean 'real'. Sustainability is the over riding theme here.
I have been decidedly focused on becoming the best me I can be.
Material concerns mean less and less as the days pass by. I have become a true believer of the Buddha's teaching and as a result,
I am more free than I could ever imagine.
Developing compassion, patience and loving kindness through vipassana. Teachers- SN Goenka,Shinzen,Jack K, Thannat Chindaporn.
Managing chaos through a method of detachment and trust which allows for the happy accidents, near 'misses' and train wrecks to take there own courses.
Merging my inner and outer life, it's overdue!
i often look like i just woke up.
truth is, i did just wake up.
i am a firm supporter of Plan R :http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sys8lF22vX0
books: modern man in search of a soul/zen mind, beginner's mind/american tabloid/green eggs & ham
film: (recent)memento/grizzly man/secretary/no country for old men.
(classic) too many to list.
music: nick cave, my morning jacket, cocteau twins, sigur ros, portishead, led z., dj spooky, dj shadow, dj cam, massive attack!, the cure, dylan, cat power, j cash, nirvana, dead can dance, lisa gerard, the monkeys, mc 900 foot jesus... (the short list).
i read jack kornfield, pema chodron, thich nhat hanh, allen watts,
ahjan chah + others.
asian-thai, real chinese, korean:
non-fried ramen, kimchi, all spicy squid, noodlesnoodlesnoodles.
vipassana (which really trumps all other 'needs')
peace is every step. ...etc.
malapropism (also called a Dogberryism or acyrologia) not to be confused with an eggcorn, which is a similar substitution in which the new phrase makes sense on some level.?
Is my shadow my friend or my foe?
Conditions are conditional. It's best to choose an individual, a person
who you connect with in a deep and meaning way. The details, the
conditions are sure to change.
worked at fifteen clubs a day
And though you thought I knew the answer
Well U knew what I could not say.
You know that conditions change, constantly.
"Which is more important,
the journey or the destination?"
Choose an individual! Not all the stuff that hangs from a persona.