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being around as long as possible on this lovely little planet...
Italian globetrotter, transumanist philosopher and activist, advised for a philosophical approach to hot salsa and electro clubbing :)) After 6 years still looking forward new cultural and partying opportunities in this wonderful city with the same enthusiasm.
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I am a transumanist,I study the the philosophical and scientific basis of human flourishing and happiness, I am strongly optimist about the possibility of human enhancement in a collaborative and democratic environment, thanks to new advanced technology. I am in favour of radical lifespan-extension and against ageing and social discrimination of old people.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I love this community!! for the moment I try to contribute hosting as much as I can, in the future if possible I'll try to find time in my already punishing schedule to do something more
At the moment:
- hosted 10 times
-surfed in Vilnius, Tartu, Tallin, Helsinki, Tavira and Faro
Philosophy, positive psychology, neuroscience, cognitive anthropology, cognitive science, technology, science-fiction...and whatever else can be rationally proved to enhance human beings. Politics, middle east, travelling, electronic and Latin music, dancing salsa
Music, Movies, and Books
Music: post-rock (Tortoise, Don Caballero, Mogway), trip-hop (Theavery corporation, mo'horizon), electronic music in general, Latin music, classical
Movies: Tarantino,Lynch,Greenaway, science-fiction movies
essays:(in general, everything about topics on my interest list)I recently appreciated: The singularity is near (R.Kurzweil), Collapse (J.Diamond), Critical mass (P.Ball)
narrative: I.Asimov, all science-fiction classics (recently appreciated: Accelerando (C.Stross)), Stephen King, Delillo
Teach, Learn, Share
I can offer:
- philosophical discussion
- hot partying in Paris!(weekend, especially salsa Latin scene)
- a 1 hour special "you are already implicitly a transhumanist you need only to recognize it" class
I would really appreciate guests who can:
- teach me some vegetarian cooking (I eat fish again - though not meat -, but I still love vegetarian dishes)
- go partying with me!!
- have some interesting topic of discussion
Countries I’ve Visited
Austria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Greece, Latvia, Lebanon, Lithuania, Mexico, Monaco, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Vatican City State
Countries I’ve Lived In
France, Italy, United States