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Hi I'm Seth Taylor

An outlandish youngster from California who dreams of making it in the film industry and has a fondness for the Beatles.

About Me

Aside from my church, friends, and family -- I'm most passionate about creating, whether it be films, cartoons, books, etc. basically anything that gives me an outlet. I'm a fan of music, including but not limited to The Black Keys, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, The Kinks, The Zombies, The Beach Boys, David Bowie, The Ramones, Simon & Garfunkel, The Cure, Radiohead, Led Zeppelin, and Death Cab for Cutie. Yeah, I'm eclectic. I'd become a musician but I'm not very skilled so I'll settle for being a motion picture director. At the end of the day I want to do something that I'll make people happy and uplift folks who are feeling the blues. I mean people always tell me that I'm a very "unique personality" so I figure I should go for a unique career to boot, no?

Why I am a Mormon

After being a member for just under a decade I began to really ask myself why I was a member of this church. I had felt the spirit before but I had been a boy then, I mean who's to say I wasn't just indoctrinated from my youth? So, I took the advice of my brother and prayed every night to know whether the Book of Mormon was true and if I should continue in this religion. I won't go into details about the answer I received but needless to say I got my answer. I noticed from the power of asking, that everyone more or less had their own conversion moment, and it didn't come from sitting in church. It didn't sound like indoctrination to me, so I left those feelings behind, become a believer again and never looked back. I'm still happy about my decision.

How I live my faith

Even though I'm very much a fan of everyday pleasures such as reading, going to the moving, listening to music, and partying hard into the night, I'm giving that all up to serve a mission in Czech and in a language I hardly know. And yet, I don't really see it as a sacrifice. I know that sounds corny, but really I look forward to it with great enthusiasm. Yes I will miss the girls and the video games (especially the girls...) but how many people get to have such a potentially life changing experience? The only thing even close that I can think of is perhaps getting drafted but luckily I don't really need to be afraid of getting shot while I'm out there. It's a possibility but I wouldn't count on it -- haha