Dr. Matthew Wion

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About me

Gender MALE
Industry Education
Occupation Philosophy instructor
Location ROUND LAKE, Il, United States
Introduction A College philosophy instructor trying to make some sense of the current social, political, and economic struggles in the country
Interests Jazz, Art, Literature, Film, Baseball, Bowling, Film, Good Conversation, politics, football.
Favorite Movies Gandhi, Harvey, Cool Hand Luke, Big Fish, White Christmas, Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade, Chocolate, Anything by Ingmar Bergman, Field of Dreams, Babette's feast, The Empire Strikes Back, V for Vendetta, The Harry Potter Series, Pasonlini's "The gospel according to Matthew", Volver.
Favorite Music Jazz (Charlie Parker in particular), Blues (especially Muddy Waters), Aerosmith, Folk, Spanish, The Doors, Eric Clapton, Sarah Brightman, Dean Martin, Frank Sinatra, Norah Jones, Diana Krall, Kristin Korb, Amy Lee/Evanescence, The Dubliners.
Favorite Books Till We have Faces, The Hound of the Baskervilles, I and Thou, Hard Times, Spinoza's Ethics, A Christmas Carol, The Art of Loving, The Walking Drum, The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes, The Dragons of Eden, Man's Search for Meaning, Honest to God, The Name of the Rose, Odd Thomas, The Harry Potter Series, Isabel Allende's "The House of The Spirits." Dean Koontz's Frankenstein trilogy, Tolstoy's The Death of Ivan Ilych, Marcus Borg's Jesus a New Vision, John Shelby Spong's This Hebrew Lord.