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Andrew Delic

Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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Overview

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  • Fluent in English; learning French, Serbian
  • 43, Male
  • Member since 2006
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

My current mission is to have a current mission.

ABOUT ME

I am all about social justice, and believe in the power of authentic love. I'm usually quiet and introspective, but can be totally unhinged when the stars are aligned. Wild at heart, open minded, positive, chaotic, laid back and a little naive at times, love to meet and listen to people tell their stories, enjoy diversity and good solid conversation. When I make a new friendship, they are almost always friends for life.

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PHILOSOPHY

"All men dream; but not equally. Those who dream by night in the dusty recesses of their minds wake in the day to find that it was vanity. But the dreamers of the day are dangerous men, for they may act their dreams with open eyes to make it possible." -- T.E. Lawrence

"Walls exist only because we build them." - Me.

"The person who gives up his individual self and becomes an automaton, identical with millions of other automatons around him, need not feel alone and anxious anymore. But the price he pays, however, is high; it is the loss of his self." - Eric Fromm

"First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win." - Mohandas Gandhi

"The truth is incontrovertible, malice may attack it, ignorance may deride it, but in the end; there it is." - Winston Churchill.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Talk about CS to everyone that crosses my path, and spread the good vibes along the way.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

I have been quite active with CS'ing since I joined in September 2006, including dozens of stays with truly great people, many of who have become my very close friends! I try to go to CS meet's whenever I am able to, and contribute to several discussion forums (mainly Philosophy!).

Interests

Connect. Explore. Discuss. Discover. Create. Adventure. Random. Intelligent Humor (ie - Herzog films). Dance. Challenge & Destroy convention.

Music, Movies & Books

Movies - Anything by Werner Herzog, City of God, Motorcycle Diaries, Off the Map, Amelie, The Last Samurai, Friday Night Lights, The Best of Youth, etc.

"The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" http://video.google.com/videoplay?docid=5832390545689805144

Music - anything with a good rythm and beat, preferences are indie rock, house / trance, psytrance / d&b / electronic, drumming, foreign / native.

Books - Resistance by Barry Lopez, Republic of Nothing (Lesley Choyce), Miracles of Santo Fico, Shadow of the Wind, Fall on your Knees, Walden, Zorba the Greek, spirituality, philosophy, biographies of revolutionaries and books that you randomly pick up in the corner of an old bookstore that you just found and end up changing your life.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Spent 7 months travelling across the U.S. Building houses in Monument, Camping in Ouray and Utah was deathly cold (camping in December), and very astounding! Cooking Debbies homemade talames in the Mojave Desert was magical.

My 5 month stay in Europe (mainly Belgrade the beautiful!) was pure and true. Met so many beautiful people. one magical day flowed into the next.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you what I know about the positive and negative forces of energy and how they impact our life, health and creativity.

What I want to learn - speed reading, surviving outdoors under any condition (read "Staying Alive in the Woods"), the art of peace, the secret to thriving commerce-free sustainable communities, mind over matter, truth.

Countries I've Visited

Canada, Croatia, Cuba, France, Hungary, Italy, Mauritius, Mexico, Montenegro, Morocco, Serbia, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Canada

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