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Maurice Clisby

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

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Overview

  • 24 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Portuguese, Spanish
  • 30, Other
  • Member since 2012
  • Student/Engineer/Thinker/Teacher/Mus...
  • Masters in Life - School of the world
  • From Melbourne
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About Me

CURRENT MISSION

All accommodation should be free around the world. Our aim, to realise this by creating a world that values giving above all else.

ABOUT ME

We are 3 brothers that host together and travel both together and separately.

I can only speak for myself: I love entertainment, I act, sing, do comedy, play in and manage a band, produce and direct theatre, love it. Just love it.

PHILOSOPHY

We are close as a race, to discovering our true existence, our ultimate being.
But we live in an economic and political system that conditions us into a false existence. Give people the freedom to be and to create without boundary and the world will change beyond comprehension.

We have tried to put this philosophy down in words, we call it The Vine. Essentially, we, as temporary beings in this world, cannot own anything. All is borrowed from The Vine. This also signifies the interconnectedness of all living things - one leaf cannot take nourishment from the vine without damaging the very plant that feeds it, equally a vine flourishes because ever leaf is harvesting sun light and water to feed the whole plant, not itself.

I have started a website that describes my interpretation of this, http://7hevin3.webs.com/
it's unfinished but that's cool.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

We have 3 couches that were hardly ever slept on.

Now they serve as a place for travellers to avoid ridiculous hostel prices and conditions. If every bed and couch in the world was on offer, there'd be nobody homeless.

We intend to give as much as we can to those who ask for our help, we cannot accept everyone or else restrict our potential to give to others, we pretty much accept on a first come first serve basis.
By our philosophy (see below) we will continue to give as long as we have the means to. While we expect no contribution from those who take from the vine, it will only live as long as it is fed by those who eat from it.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

Haven't used this site to couch surf yet, but we have been very privileged with the people that have looked after us abroad.
Since starting hosting we have had people from all walks or life experience and change our world.

Interests

Music, theatre, economics, spirituality, science, coffee, forgiveness, pretty much anything.

Music, Movies & Books

1. Shawshank Redemption
2. Ferris Buelers Day Off

Love lots of different books, from classic novels to spiritual texts, to books on quantum physics.

One Amazing Thing I've Done

When I was about 2 I became aware of myself

Teach, Learn, Share

Wow. I didn't know this about couch surfers and I'm amazed. Great idea! We can teach Maths, also at my house you can learn drama, voice, posture, a variety of musical instruments, basic meditation. You'll also be welcome to participate in discussions about spirituality, reality, science, philosophy, community.
I would love if someone could teach me about html programming, economic modelling, or economics in general.

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