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David Armstrong

Brooklyn, New York, United States

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Overview

  • 11 Positive References
  • Fluent in English; learning German, Spanish
  • 31, Male
  • Member since 2007
  • currently managing projects, but als...
  • College graduate, University of Kans...
  • No hometown listed
  • Profile 65% complete

About Me

CURRENT MISSION

Interested in exploring the various cultures and regions of this fine world. Interested in the sustainable movement towards healthy and productive micro-communities that represent our ever-changing global community.

ABOUT ME

Natures of your kind, with strong, delicate senses, the soul-oriented, the dreamers, poets, lovers are almost always superior to us creatures of the mind. You take your being from your mothers. You live fully; you were endowed with the strength of love, the ability to feel. Whereas we creatures of reason, we don't live fully; we live in an arid land, even though we often seem to guide and rule you. Yours is the plenitude of life, the sap of the fruit, the garden of passion, the beautiful landscape of art. Your home is the earth; ours is the world of ideas. You are in danger of drowning in the world of senses; ours is the danger of suffocating in an airless void. You are an artist; I am a thinker. You sleep at the mother's breast; I wake in the desert. For me the sun shines; for you the moon and the stars. Your dreams are of girls; mine of boys...
-Herman Hesse in Narcissus & Goldmund

PHILOSOPHY

respect the earth, respect the peoples of the earth. everyone is different, everything is possible.

Why I'm on Couchsurfing

HOW I PARTICIPATE IN COUCHSURFING

Believing in the dream.

COUCHSURFING EXPERIENCE

My first "couchsurfing" experience was on a random fisherman's boat in Korea. And now I can say that I am a full particpant in CS, having both surfed and hosted via this fascinating network (even before 1 million :)

Interests

traveling, learning, helping, making things and more!

Music, Movies & Books

Narcissus and Goldmund by Herman Hesse

One Amazing Thing I've Done

Camino de Santiago. Two-wheeled travels along various coasts.

Teach, Learn, Share

Metalworking, woodworking, painting, collaging, reworking, gardening, composting, permaculture, sustainability, streets.

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