I am a person that has endured a great deal of hardship to make it to where I am today. I am working towards an intellectually stimulating life full of travel and experiences. I enjoy hiking, reading, learning, playing games, and cooking. My political leanings are to the left (European left, not Democrat). I have a strong sense of justice and strive to live an ethical life. I am extremely ambitious and I am not afraid to dream big. I study politics and economics for a living, but I am generally interested in philosophy, other social sciences, and the hard sciences. When I imagine the perfect woman, I see somebody that is always curious about not just the world, but the entirety of existence. I imagine a woman that starts everyday thrilled to be alive and eager to meet the challenges the day will bring. She is self motivated and self reliant. She appreciates acts of kindness but would never take them for granted. She seeks to learn what she does not know. She likes to experience nature. She is interested in sports (college hoops, football). She can throw down in some video games. She is not afraid to be herself. When I am down, she will pick me up. The perfect woman is able to be as passionate as I am.