Interests and activities: Bicycling for transportation and fitness, competitive cycling/coaching, local history, USA history, maritime history, Civil War history, Fire apparatus history, bicycling history, traveling (with and on bicycles) overseas and throughout the USA. Professional interests: sales and marketing (professional sales representative), bicycling education (League of American Bicyclists Cycling Instructor)
Former carreers: Boat-building and repair, fire apparatus design/sales
Philosophy, ethics and moral code: "Objectivism", "Rational Self-Interest", "Rational Egoism"
Political philosophy: "Power tends to corrupt, and absolute power corrupts absolutely. Great men are almost always bad men." - Lord Acton.
Hence, I am a "laissez-faire" libertarian, aka. "classical liberal". I own my brain and body. I own what they produce -which is my property. I am responsible for my own actions. I am free. We can freely trade what we own.