Christatos Aristad
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  • London, London.
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Fathers Day: Join Together With Family

Started this discussion. Last reply by thehuhman Jun 20, 2009. 2 Replies

Introduction My name is Christatos Aristad

Started this discussion. Last reply by thehuhman Jun 6, 2009. 3 Replies

The Five Women Who Have Had the Greatest Impact On You

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Michael J. K. replied to Christatos Aristad's discussion Late Love in the group Men Over 50
"I am divorced twice they were both not good for me at 50 I met someone that is and I would not change this for the world.   Each of us are in a different place. If one is happy to be single I am happy for them.   Love comes in…"
Apr 23
Christatos Aristad replied to Fred Hoeft's discussion Wolf Reintroduction: Good or Bad?
"Hunting a bear livens up the blood. Hunting tiger shortens your life."
Aug 25, 2011
Christatos Aristad replied to Fred Hoeft's discussion Wolf Reintroduction: Good or Bad?
"I have to say, this entire article puzzles me somewhat. Wolves aren't a top predator. Globally there is only one top predator per my understanding of current evolutionary thinking. Man. Is the term here meant in a different sense, or is the…"
Aug 25, 2011
Christatos Aristad commented on Brad Sappington's group Manly Hunters
"Right now I own A Searcy Double Barrel and a rather servicable Winchester Model 70. However I don't have a shotgun for bird hunting, and I haven't any real clear sense of where to begin to look for one. I was wondering if any of you…"
Aug 25, 2011
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Aug 25, 2011
Christatos Aristad replied to Fred Hoeft's discussion Wolf Reintroduction: Good or Bad?
"Moose sounds like a fine hunt. Especially if they have numbers on their side. Would you be adverse to giving me the name of your home island?"
Aug 25, 2011
Christatos Aristad replied to Clint Connolly's discussion Why College is a Scam
"Plato, Aristotle and Socrates used words that translate to justice, virtuous, and good, but they used those words with a very different intended definition. In the republic, A perfectly just society is the product of a society of virtuous men. This…"
Aug 24, 2011
Christatos Aristad replied to Clint Connolly's discussion Why College is a Scam
"I paid for college, have never used my degree, and don't regret it. I'm not clear on the issue. Is the problem that college doesn't have a good enough ER? How can colleges possibly guarantee the future earning potential of…"
Aug 24, 2011
Curt Bolding replied to Christatos Aristad's discussion Late Love in the group Men Over 50
"Thanks for your perspective, Christatos.  I'm not a castrato or a eunuch, but I still don't have any desire to be in the history books.  If you'd been through what I have with them and still willing to go out and try again,…"
Aug 23, 2011
Christatos Aristad replied to Fred Hoeft's discussion Wolf Reintroduction: Good or Bad?
"I'm in favor bringing back of anything that has a sporting chance against my Spearcy."
Aug 22, 2011
Christatos Aristad replied to Fred Hoeft's discussion Wolf Reintroduction: Good or Bad?
"Honestly the American obsession with wolves has always puzzled me more than a little. I was part of a wolf tracking party in South Central Russia in the 90's and even when we were close the night before the tranq and tag, they were not…"
Aug 22, 2011
Christatos Aristad replied to Mitchell Willie's discussion The Look of Christ? in the group Christian Men
"1. Regardless of your position on the Bible as Fact, literal an descriptive, it is nonetheless essential in establishing a baseline for the purposes of discussion to distinguish between those things said in the bible, and those matters attributable…"
Aug 22, 2011
Christatos Aristad replied to Christatos Aristad's discussion Late Love in the group Men Over 50
"Well I must say I am more than a little disappointed gentlemen. What is life without love? What man has ever accomplished with the fire of humanities singular passion to drive him? How many castrato and eunuchs are in the history books? I can think…"
Aug 22, 2011
Curt Bolding replied to Christatos Aristad's discussion Late Love in the group Men Over 50
"With my second wife I had the unfortunate experience to trying to raise two step-children.  Bar none, the absolute worst experience of my life, and I was a career police officer.  The things I faced on the street were not as bad as what I…"
Aug 22, 2011
Rick Melton, PhD replied to Christatos Aristad's discussion Late Love in the group Men Over 50
"I must agree with Mr Bolding.I have never been married; but, was in a live-in relationship for 6 years with a divorced female and her ungrateful teenage daughter. Between that experience and the overall state of male-female relationships today, I…"
Aug 22, 2011
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Interests
Gambling, boating, flying, reading, writing, mountain climbing, swimming.
Books
Life and Fate, Raymond Chandler et all, The Spy Who Came in From the Cold.
Movies
The Seventh Seal, 81/2, La Strada, The Rules of The Game, Ikiru, Intacto.
Music
The Goldberg Variations.
Quote
Just because you trip doesn't mean you should stop running. Sometimes it means you should start wearing kneepads.

Christatos Aristad's Blog

Autumnal Agape

Posted on October 29, 2009 at 1:59pm 0 Comments

In life we are very rarely offered an opportunity to do things over. A second chance as it were. This summer I was given such an opportunity. No longer proffesionally occupied, and consumed once again by the fires of passion, I set out to find and make mine the woman who had once, many years ago, in a casino in the south of Spain, ignited my heart like a match to an effigy of Guy Fawkes. The woman was the Grey Fox, Her Majesty, the Contessa Elise St. Germiane. And success or failure, I would… Continue

The Clarity of Conscience

Posted on July 2, 2009 at 4:00pm 0 Comments

Sometimes standing on a beach looking out into the ocean feels like standing on the edge of the world, as if behind is everything you know, everything that is, and in front of you is nothing. A flat plane of endings breaking against the slowly crumbling rocks and eroding sand of the real world. The bay of Bengal is especially helpful in creating this illusion in that it is especially beautiful, it is quiet, and it is not hard to find ruins along its edge. It was in the stony remains of what I… Continue

A Light Gone Out

Posted on June 29, 2009 at 2:56pm 0 Comments

When I put up the first post in this series, I hoped that more would come of all of this than has. But time, like all things made by chance, nature, and the ineffable hand of a possible creator, does not concern itself with the interests or desires of small men, and I am indeed a small man. I came here, to India, to find a man to inspire me, to find a home of courage and bravery. I have found an empty urn, a family in perpetual mourning for an irreplaceable figure, and a road that leads… Continue

The Journey Begins

Posted on June 26, 2009 at 2:48pm 2 Comments

Many years ago I spent some time in India with colleagues, in the aftermath of a particularly lucrative game in Bombay, now Mumbai. As the idle rich are wont to do, we spent our time, in what was to us a strange and foreign land, looking for "adventure" promised to all young Europeans by Bond novels, movies, and countless other tales of the mysteries of the Orient, to which India was the gateway. What we found in the Hunt was a journey into the wild that showed us the true nature of ourselves,… Continue

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At 3:10pm on September 15, 2009, Michael J. Austin said…
Here's hoping you have a most WONDERFUL birthday !!!!
At 2:52pm on September 15, 2009, thehuhman said…
OK... I'm watching!
At 6:14am on September 15, 2009, thehuhman said…

Hope you have an awesome Birthday, today, Christatos!
At 8:29pm on July 23, 2009, Ryan said…
You bet Christatos. I'd love to have an Ayn Rand conversation. But promise to go easy on me, I'm not as well-versed in philosophical arguments as I see you are.
At 9:17pm on June 4, 2009, Kevin Heredia said…
Mr. Aristad, I was wondering if you could message me privatly through AOM since I cannot find a link to send you a message. I have a question that I would like to ask you.
At 8:14pm on June 3, 2009, Douglas said…
Thank you, Christatos, I would indeed like some assistance getting a mentor. Are you able to send me a message on this system? I see that some people (e.g. Brett) has a link on his page but you don't; do I?
 
 
 

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