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  • 183 references 162 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in Czech, English, Slovak; learning Russian, Spanish
  • 29, Male
  • Member since 2016
  • Data Engineer
  • Czech Technical University
  • From Nitra, Nitra, Slovakia
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About Me

In general I try not to judge people and be generous. Only attributes I require in a person are goodwill and sense of humour. I am more silent than talkative, but if you get me started on a topic I am passionate about, I can go on for hours.

My family has a history of communist persecution, non-compliance with authority and generally not shutting up about what we believe in. In order to think, you have to take the risk of being offensive sometimes. I am ready to cordially disagree with you and please be ready to do the same.

In light of current events around the world, I would like to endorse the most important quote of the 20th century by Viktor Frankl: “There are two races of men in this world, but only these two—the 'race' of the decent man and the 'race' of the indecent man. Both are found everywhere; they penetrate into all groups of society. No group consists entirely of decent or indecent people.”

Why I’m on Couchsurfing

I have a couch, free weekends and little time to travel at the moment. Since I am more interested in people than places (I can use Google pretty well), I want to make the world come to me.

Interests

Good beer, card games, intellectual debates and beautiful views ...

  • culture
  • beer
  • politics
  • history
  • philosophy
  • religion
  • science
  • debating
  • bridge
  • jetpunk.com

Music, Movies, and Books

MUSIC
All time favorite band is Pink Floyd, but I like all the good music (mainly progressive rock, folk and reggae). In the last couple of months I started listening to electronic music more ...

MOVIES
Forrest Gump, American History X, Big Lebowski, Matrix and many more ... also, I like TV series based on great characters like The Office, Rick and Morty or Parks and recreation

BOOKS
George Orwell, Thomas Sowell (https://youtu.be/1RN7X-De2RA), Jonathan Haidt, Jordan Peterson, C.S. Lewis

The most important book for everyone who is interested in politics: The Quest for Cosmic Justice by Thomas Sowell. The Screwtape Letters by C.S. Lewis, now that's something else ... can't explain, you have to find out for yourself ...

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

For 7 years now being part of Slovak national bridge team, attending international tournaments around Europe ...

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you some fun card games (but they are mostly complex, I love strategy).

I love learning new stuff, but nothing special comes to mind ... if you want to learn something for a long time, you don't really want to learn it. You just brag about it.

I can share my knowledge, strong opinions on issues, crazy stories and drinks. I would share food, but I am usually short on that.

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Croatia, Cyprus, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Lithuania, Netherlands, Philippines, Poland, Romania, Singapore, Spain, United Kingdom

Countries I’ve Lived In

Czech Republic, Slovakia

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