To be truthful, to live with meaning, and to never stop learning.
a perpetual optimist, budding musician, enthusiastic polyglot, avid traveler, thoughtful feminist, experimental chef, sometimes athlete, and life-long scholar. I am constantly evolving.
"Everyone thinks of changing the world
"I've been a woman for a little over fifty years, and have gotten over my initial astonishment."
"Everybody is a genius. But if you judge a fish by its ability to climb a tree, it will live its whole life believing that it is stupid."
"Every man has a purpose, something special that he can do better than anyone else. Your work is to discover this, then give yourself to it. The extent to which you use your skills to add to the world determines your happiness"
"If humans did not rely on learning from others, lying would not be a moral issue."
Robinson Crusoe, Life of Pi, The Five People You Meet in Heaven, The Politics of Women's Biology, State of Wonder, Le Petit Prince, Dans la solitude des champs de coton, All Quiet on the Western Front, Walden, the Catcher in the Rye
The most eclectic taste you will ever meet. Current favorites: strong female vocalists, electro swing, and bluegrass/blues rock.
|Film & TV|
Documentaries such as: Life in a Day, Collapse, the Corporation, Hearts and Minds, An Inconvenient Truth, Food Inc., Babies.