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God, Culture, Languages (esp. German, Latin, Greek, and Russian), Personhood, Aesthetics, Phenomenology, Philosophy, Theology, History, Mythology, the Environment, Yoga, Coffee.
I. Lord of the Rings
II. Dante's Divina Commedia
III. The Alchemist
IV. Picture of Dorian Gray
V. Earth Abides

Lots of Thomas Merton, G.K. Chesterton, Jack Kerouac, and Theology books. In addition to the 100 Essential Books for a Man's Library.
Big Fish, Office Space, 300, Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, I Am David, Everything is Illuminated, Hellboy, Surf Ninjas, Young Frankenstein, Anything by Stanley Kubrick, Indiana Jones, Star Wars, Frequency, I am David.
Arvo Pärt, The Ragbirds, Andy McKee, Bill Evans, STS9, Iron and Wine, The Weepies, Sweet Japonic, Incubus, Phish, Passion Pit, Bach, Gregorian Chant.
"Our hearts were made for Thee O Lord, and they are restless, until they find their rest in Thee."-St. Augustine

"Men come and go, but earth abides."-George R. Stewart

"Acquire a peaceful spirit, and around you thousands will be saved."- St. Seraphim of Sarov

"Perhaps the feelings that we experience when we are in love represent a normal state. Being in love shows a person who he should be." -Anton Chekhov

"Evil labours with vast power and perpetual success-in vain: preparing always only the soil for unexpected good to sprout in."-J.R.R. Tolkien

"Christianity met the mythological search for romance by being a story and the philosophical search for truth by being a true story."- G.K. Chesterton

"If nothing that can be seen can either be God or represent Him to us as He is, then to find God we must pass beyond everything that can be seen and enter into darkness. Since nothing that can be heard is God, to find Him we must enter into silence."-Thomas Merton

"Sam, you're a gentleman and a scholar, and there are damn few left of us."-My Uncle Jerry

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At 7:55am on April 4, 2010, Michael J. Austin said…
At 6:48am on July 24, 2009, Brett McKay said…
Welcome aboard!
At 7:20am on July 23, 2009, Sir said…
Welcome aboard! Where's Frodo? ;)
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