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  • 51 References 36 Confirmed & Positive
  • Fluent in English; learning French, Swedish
  • 35, Male
  • Member since 2005
  • research, writing, running amok
  • university dogmas, diatribes ..
  • From Enfield, CT, USA
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About Me


to continue to defy the call of sleep


im currently a postdoc (i.e., slave) at the university of oxford. i enjoy the following: neuroscience research, experimental cooking, riding bikes, reading philosophy, playing music, finding treasures in the streets, hugs from friends, swimming in cold water, and running amok in the city.

Why I’m on Couchsurfing


hosting and surfing


im constantly surprised at how sweet and amazing my hosts and guests are. its a fantastic experience to meet a truly wonderful stranger and then get sad when you part ways with them.


cognitive neuroscience, phenomenology, philosophy of science, bicycles, and music (jazz, noise, punk, experimental, folk, drone, kraut, jet fire, submarine engines, wind tunnels, radiators ..)

  • cooking
  • running
  • reading
  • music
  • jazz
  • surfing
  • rock climbing
  • swimming
  • neuroscience
  • science

Music, Movies, and Books

movies - dr. strangelove, over the edge, solaris, paris, texas; music - natural snow buildings, grouper, early ac, can, faust, women, godspeed!, asmz, neptune, jean grae, django reinhardt, amm, zorn, third person plural, sunset rubdown; books - conquest of abundance, being and time, philosophical investigations, on certainty, swan's way, varieties of religious experience, the illusion of conscious will, a scanner darkly ...

One Amazing Thing I’ve Done

climbing mt everest was especially exciting!

Countries I’ve Visited

Austria, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Lebanon, Nepal, United Kingdom, United States

Countries I’ve Lived In

Canada, Sweden, United Kingdom, United States

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