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Nothing so grandiose that I think I'd be comfortable using the word "mission" to describe it
I laugh pretty loud. I'm looking to go to grad school for philosophy this fall. I like strength training. Other details below.
Why I’m on Couchsurfing
HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING
I'm new as yet. We shall see.
I'm new to the website, but I've done my share of putting and being put up. Highlights include some great times with my brother's friends in India.
Philosophy, power/olympic lifting, microbrews, food/music/books/movies/the-regulars-you-know
Music, Movies, and Books
Movies: Andrei Rublev, Singin' in the Rain, Miracle Mile, Hackers, Kiki's Delivery Service, Aguirre, Tokyo Story, Cool Hand Luke, Notorious, WALL-E, any and all Buster Keaton, Groundhog Day, Wild Zero, Tampopo, Bad Boys 2, Pom Poko, Ran, Sixteen Candles, Commando, Rockies I, IV, and Balboa
Music: Stan Rogers, Sam Cooke, Sicko, Manowar, Stephin Merritt stuff, Andrew W.K., Brian Eno, Roland Kirk, Nick Drake, Screeching Weasel, Immortal, The Mountain Goats, Bathory, Beyonce, The Shoes, doo wop, reggaeton
Books: Bridge of Birds, Moby Dick, PG Wodehouse books, 100 Years of Solitude, The Book of the New Sun, From Hell, Don Quixote, The Baron in the Trees, The Plague, Hard-Boiled Wonderland and the End of the World, The Brothers Karamazov. Plus Mill, Hume, Lewis, Rawls, Russell, Wittgenstein, Sen, Plato, Quine, and Singer
Food: Scrapple and cheesesteaks
One Amazing Thing I’ve Done
Far from amazing, but I was pretty happy when I broke the 500lb deadlift barrier
Teach, Learn, Share
Weightlifting/strength training/general fitness technique and info, a few fun philosophical puzzles in the analytic tradition
Countries I’ve Visited
Bolivia, Canada, India, Peru
Countries I’ve Lived In