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  • Fluent in English; learning Spanish
  • 29, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Student; former CT analyst and soda jerk
  • Educated by 1000 conversations and 10,000 Km walking
  • From Michigan
  • Profile 60% complete

About Me


Become a polymath. When someone shouts, "Can anyone fly a plane?" or "Is there a doctor in the house!" I want to be able to help.


Anthropology and Philosophy student.
Vegetarian 90% of the time.
Espresso addict.
With an out-of-character fascination with high fashion.


Maximize the ability to understand one another.
Understanding other people has inherent value in life.
I love virtue ethics.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


I would love to take you for a cup of coffee where ever I am and you are. Whoever you are; everyone has something to say that I need to hear.


Philosophy--especially on human separateness
Traditional medicine

  • insects
  • fashion
  • ethics
  • coffee
  • vegetarian
  • flying
  • anthropology
  • history
  • medicine

Music, Movies, and Books

If you want to talk Arthur C. Clarke, Larry Niven, Spider Robinson, or Douglas Adams, call me.

If you know of some good blues or fuzz rock. Let me know.

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I once got a job selling dried insects to cure headaches from a Peruvian herbalist.

I was talking with her. She asked me to help. Ran off to use a restroom and gave me a sole.

Teach, Learn, Share

I know a humble amount about:
Basic massage
Andean medicine
Banjo playing
history of medicine
dirt road philosophy

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