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GFROTA

Varginha, Minas Gerais, Brazil

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Overview

  • 12 Positive References
  • Fluent in English, Portuguese; learning Spanish
  • 40, Male
  • Member since 2008
  • Exposing myself to the flow.
  • Life. And: Business administration, ...
  • From Rio de Janeiro
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

not believe in missions

ABOUT ME

Paradoxically quiet and curious. And, always recycling myself... toward some kind of "lay spirituality". In other words: An "on Earth", Seeker.

PHILOSOPHY

Quiet the mind.
Serenity is te most important virtue.
Keep some solitude.
Be simple (and, please: To be simple, is not to deny the complexity, ok? One is not the opposite of the other).

The Yes-Sayer virtues:
Love the chaos.
Love the fluxus.
Love the Silence.

Start it. Finish it.
Be honest.
Lick the plates.
Life must be real, not an ideal.
We are nothing, but perpetual.
Sex is a sacred energy. Growing up our sensual consciousness is a continuous act of faith.
Amor fati.
Cooking is nice. Eat well.
Find your sense.
Think.
Be independent.
Watch your life in a long-short way.
Flirt the mistery (the mistery, the fantastic, the strange, the bizarre, the unknow. Watch the dark side of the moon).
Patience is the second most importante virtue.
Watch and feel: 8 1/2, from Fellini (that´s my best filmic representation of life).
Read Nietzsche.
Take breaks.

Interests

Buddhism. Hinduism. Taoism. Meditation. Mythology.
I like western philosophy, also. I like technology, reading, art, cinema... I really love nature, but urban eco too (it depends the light tonality).
Nietzsche, Deleuze, Cortázar... Fantastic literature....
My first movies are all about Fellini, Jodorowsky... the fantastic ones...
I don´t like night clubs (noise, noise, noise, crowd, crowd, crowd). But I like the night.
Actually, I am pretty interested in psychedelic and mind expansion experiences. It goes from entheogens to oriental practices of meditation.
It´s a major interest of mine, also, alternatives ways of living, I mean: Anything simple, eco-oriented, and out of the mainstream (I hope to move out, as soon as possible).
"Starting" on Yoga.

Music, Movies & Books

Nietzsche, Heidegger, Deleuze, Foucalt, Júlio Cortázar, La Fontaine, Joseph Campbell, Fellini, Jodorowsky, Bertolucci, Tarantino, Lars Von Trier, french films, indie movies, philosophy stuffs, art stuffs, digital culture, cyber culture. Independent rock, post rock (Hammock, Anoice, Slow Dancing Society, Helios, Port-Royal, Stars of the Lid,...), folk music, world music, jazz, classical music,... Exquisit and strange authors, any melancholic but not stupid kinds of expression, fantastic stuffs, the non-sense... Oriental philosophy, etc.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

One of the most beautiful thing I did in my life, was a psychedelic experience with Ayahuasca, the "vine of the Soul", in a Xamanic ritual.
That special and magical dimension will touch me forever.
Our mind is a very special and mysterious place.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can try to talk about philosophy... cinema... photography (practice). I can think with you too. webdesign, digital medias, web culture. Altered state of consciousness (practices, anthropological rituals, psychological considerations, etc)... Oriental philosophy, mythology...
We can talk about life, for sure.

I would like to learn more about organic cultures, permaculture, ecovillages and "related topics". and Yoga.

Countries I've Visited

Argentina, Belgium, Bolivia, France, Germany, Mexico, Netherlands, Paraguay, Peru, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I've Lived In

Brazil, United States

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