Other Hobbies, Activities, and Interests:
I have collected a list of philosophical quotes
(not to be confused with
I believe in the Secular Humanist philosophy that our life
choices and understanding should be guided by human reason and
compassion, not by belief in supernatural deities.
the Centre for Inquiry Canada (I'm an "advisory fellow"),
the Humanist Association of Toronto,
the Canadian Secular Alliance.
I believe in sharing with the less fortunate, and each year make
significant financial donations to organisations such as the Daily Bread Food Bank and
Though not a serious athlete, I do enjoy recreational sports, including
(pick-up, plus my high-school team and various intramural
teams in times gone by), tennis
(I'm a member of the Trinity College Tennis
Club), softball (most notably with the "Supermartingales" feisty
intramural team in the 1995-2001 period),
soccer (including great pick-up games organised by
Fruman; see my official player profile and
a game write-up #1 and
game write-up #2 that mentions me),
and even occasionally an indoor-soccer team (Skewed Banana and
- I have occasionally
tried my hand at downhill skiing.
- I am a member of the Senior Common Room of University College (my alma
- I'm a member of the U of T
and Hart House,
and also the Outing Club.
- I have gotten somewhat active in MeetUp
(see photo1, photo2), and even ran one group plus other
- To follow modern social trends, I joined MySpace and FaceBook
and Google Plus.
- See my favourite Canadian TV shows,
and favourite Canadian movies.
- Years ago, I was once briefly a slightly
I have been known to play
- I once juggled fruit
in front of 500 people at a talk by
I once ate an Inka sandwich.
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