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Gender MALE
Industry Education
Occupation ESL Teacher
Location Woodland Hills, California , United States
Introduction My name is Brandon Fike and I'm from California. I graduated from University in 2003 which a Bachelor's Degree in both Psychology and Philosophy. I then spent the majority of 2003-2009 teaching English in China and also a bit in Thailand. In 2010 I enlisted in the US Navy, entered the DEP (Delayed Entry Program) for one year and then served from 2011-2015 as an Aviation Electronics Technician and was stationed in Atsugi, Japan. I completed three 6-month deployments on the USS George Washington and received an Honorable Discharge in June 2015. I will return to China in September 2015 to teach English again as well as collect photos, memories and include both in this blog.
Interests Photography, Travelling, Movies, Mandarin Chinese, Music, History, Philosophy, Psychology
Favorite Movies Interstellar, Guardians of the Galaxy, Django Unchained, Tombstone, Gran Torino, The Elephant Man, Brazil
Favorite Music Depends. My tastes change a lot.
Favorite Books The Hero with a Thousand Faces- J. Campbell, The Closing of The American Mind - A. Bloom, Valis - Philip K. Dick, The Perennial Philosophy - Aldous Huxley, The Theory of Money and Credit - Ludwig Von Mises, Pragmatism - William James, Public Opinion - Walter Lippman, The Mystery of Banking - Murray Rothbard, The Open Society and its Enemies - Karl Popper, Tragedy and Hope - Carroll Quigley, Morals and Dogma - Albert Pike, Xun Zi, Lao Zi, Mo Zi, Zhuang Zi, Kong Zi, Histories - Herodotus, The Problems of Philosophy - B. Russell, The Problem of China - B. Russell, The History of Western Philosophy - B. Russell, The Philosophical Dictionary - Voltaire, A Clockwork Orange - Anthony Burgess, The Secret Teachings of All Ages - Manly P. Hall, Breakfast of Champions - Kurt Vonnengut, End The Fed - Ron Paul, The Routledge Encyclopedia of Philosophy, The Singularity is Near - Ray Kurzweil, The World as Will and Representation - Schopenhauer, Engines of Creation - Eric Drexler, 1984 - George Orwell, The Rape of Nanking - Iris Chang, Faust - Goethe, The Complete Works of Plato and Aristotle, The Holographic Universe - Michale Talbot, Prometheus Rising - Robert Anton Wilson, The Dumbing Down of America - Charlotte Iserbyt, Propaganda - Edward Bernays, Madness and Civilization - Michel Foucault

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