MattSolano

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Gender Male
Location North Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Introduction Skeptic, Atheist, Freethinker, Secular Humanist, Liberal, Politics Junkie. Views (in general): Very Liberal (Registered Democratic), Pro-Freedom, Anti-Fascism, Pro-Peace, Pro-Total Separation of Church and State, Anti-War, Pro-Choice, Anti-Death Penalty, Ambivalent about Capitalism, Pro-Socialism (or at least a mixture of Capitalism and Socialism), Anti-Violence, Pro-Universal Health Care, Pro-Nature, Pro-Environment, Pro-Reason, Pro-Logic, Pro-Critical Thinking, Pro-Skepticism, Pro-Science, Anti-Pseudoscience, Pro-Provisional Morality and Ethics, Pro-Science Education, Pro-Education, Acceptance of Evolution, Pro-Stem Cell Research, Pro-Technology, Anti-Big Corporations (mainly the abuses perpetrated by the owners), Anti-Oil Companies, Anti-Health Insurance Companies Atheist, Agnostic, Non-theist, Non-religious, Anti-Religion, Freethinker, Skeptic of Religious Claims, Secular Humanist, Anti-Superstitious Nonsense Skeptic of Paranormal and Supernatural Claims, Skeptic of Claims Made Without Evidence
Interests Science, Biology, Evolutionary Biology, Astronomy, Chemistry, Critical Thinking, Logic and Reason, Skepticism, Rationalism, Scientific Method, Psychology, U.S. History, World History, Movies, Reading Books, Truth, Philosophy, Landscape Photography, Photography, Mythology, Symbology
Favorite Movies Top Ten Favorite Films 1) Inception 2) The Mist 3) The Dark Knight 4) Twister 5) The Frighteners 6) King Kong (2005) 7) The Departed 8) American History X 9) Minority Report 10) Aliens Favorite Film Trilogies/Series 1) The Lord of the Rings 2) Star Wars 3) The Matrix 4) Back to the Future 5) Indiana Jones 6) Pirates of the Caribbean 7) Toy Story 8) The Bourne Identity/Supremacy/Ultimatum 9) Spider-Man
Favorite Music Hans Zimmer John Williams James Newton Howard Mark Snow Jerry Goldsmith Howard Shore Michael Giacchino Mark Isham James Horner Alan Silvestri Elliot Goldenthal Danny Elfman John Ottman Trevor Rabin John Powell Steve Jablonsky Mark Mancina Tiësto Owl City Ludwig van Beethoven Rob Zombie John Lennon Two Steps From Hell Paul Oakenfold Bryan Steeksma Bob Marley Def Leppard Metallica Staind The Beatles Brian Tyler Herald Kloser Craig Armstrong Charlie Clouser Geoff Zanelli Harry Gregson-Williams David Arnold Clint Mansell Disturbed Red Hot Chili Peppers Richard Wagner Johann Sebastian Bach Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Savage Garden Usher Korn Godsmack Eminem Black Eyed Peas Nickelback Michael Jackson The Smashing Pumpkins AC/DC Imagine: John Lennon Huey Lewis & the News Marylin Manson Rob Zombie Linkin Park Cobra Starship Goo Goo Dolls Film Scores Film soundtracks Classical Rock Metal Pop Rap & Hip Hop
Favorite Books The Greatest Show on Earth: The Evidence for Evolution Why Evolution Is True Why Darwin Matters: The Case Against Intelligent Design Why People Believe Weird Things: Pseudoscience, Superstition, and Other Confusions of Our Time The Science of Good and Evil: Why People Cheat, Gossip, Care, Share, and Follow the Golden Rule The Moral Landscape: How Science Can Determine Human Values Evolution: What the Fossils Say and Why It Matters The Blind Watchmaker The Demon-Haunted World: Science As A Candle in the Dark The Ancestor's Tale The Brief History of Time Universe Junk Science Thomas Paine's Common Sense The Demon Haunted World: Science as a Candle in the Dark The Moral Landscape The Repulican War on Science The Lost Symbol The Gospel of the Flying Spaghetti Monster Darwin's Dangerous Idea Breaking the Spell: Religion as a Natural Phenomenon Letter to a Christian Nation Mythology V for Vendetta On the Origin of Species Harry Potter Lord Of The Rings Silence of the Lambs The Da Vinci Code Angels & Demons Watchmen The Prosecution of George W. Bush for Murder God Is Not Great Hannibal Hatchet The Mist Atheism Explained The Portable Atheist The God Delusion The End of Faith The Stuff of Thought Dissent in America The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States Columbine Case Closed Reclaiming History: The Assassination of President John F. Kennedy The Complete Dictionary of Symbols Signs and Symbols World Mythology: The Illustrated Guide Myths and Legends The Hobbit The Lord of the Rings The Hound of the Baskervilles The Dark Knight The Serial Killer Files Astronomy Evolution Planet Earth The Universe in a Nutshell Michael Shermer Sam Harris Richard Dawkins Jerry Coyne Ernst Mayr Dan Agin Donald R. Prothero Steven Pinker Dan Brown Raymond Khoury