Christopher Paone

Boston, Massachusetts, United States

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  • Fluent in Ancient Greek, English, Latin; learning French, German
  • 30, Male
  • Member since 2009
  • Ph.D. student
  • B.A., M.A. (philosophy)
  • From Canton, OH
  • Profile 45% complete

About Me


Find housing in Carbondale, IL for Fall 2009


I'm a suburbanite midwesterner from Northeast Ohio. I went to school in Cleveland where I majored in philosophy. In the following September (2007), I moved to Boston to continue studying philosophy. I just finished my M.A., and now I am on my way to Carbondale, Illinois for my Ph.D. Basically the last few years have amounted to an increasingly large stack of books on my desk.

In my spare time--what remains of it at least!--I collect languages (mostly dead ones--Latin, Ancient Greek, Anglo-Saxon) and I build computers.


I've been working through this for years. I'll get back to you.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


My girlfriend couchsurfed in Lyon, France and when I went to visit her last Spring she recommended I give it a shot based on her experience.--Here I am!


Some of my activities include Ancient Greek, arguing, banter, conversation, debate, games, German, Latin, poetizing, philosophy, skating, the web, writing.

My primary interest is, of course, thinking too much

Music, Movies, and Books

Favorite Music: Beatles, Damien Rice, Decemberists, Radiohead

Favorite TV Shows: MST3K, Rifftrax

Favorite Movies: Donnie Darko, Pan's Labyrinth, Swingers

Favorite Books: Virgil's Aeneid, Catullus's carmina, Tillich's Dynamics of Faith, Wittgenstein's Tractatus Logico-Philosophicus

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

I read Thoreau and then saw Walden Pond.

Teach, Learn, Share

I can teach you how to fix a computer or read Latin; would love to learn some Kung Fu!

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