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|Height: 5'11||Weight: 190 lbs.||Alumni Status: BSME 1995|
|Location: Australia||Favorite Baseball Team: Brisbane Heat|
|Natural Enemies: strip mall suburbia|
|Athletic Ability:||Starting Strength and Daniels' Running Formula|
|Sartorial Style:||As an engineer, I need to be graded on the curve.|
|Favorite Beverage and Consumption Freq:||gin|
|Political Philosophy:||Liberal. A good idea will persist because it is still a good idea. You should not have to expend effort conserving a good idea.
"The central conservative truth is that it is culture, not politics, that determines the success of a society. The central liberal truth is that politics can change a culture and save it from itself." - Daniel Patrick Moynihan
"Each generation of Americans has a rendezvous with a different reality. The answers of one generation become the questions of the next generation." Ted Kennedy
|Religious Philosophy:||I believe in the detachment of Buddhism and I believe in having a party with bonfires every six weeks like the pagan Celts. The two thoughts are combined nicely in the Potlatch traditions of the Native American tribes of the Pacific Northwest.|
|Musical Favorites:||Marv Ellis and the We Tribe, Mbrascatu, Skating Polly, Amit Eraz and The Secret Sea, Roy Hargrove|
|Favorite Quote from an ND Coach:||"Oh lads, get over the ball and run it again." Leahy|
|Miscellaneous Data:||I have 5 kids. I grew up in Archie Bunker's Queens, New York.
I used to drive a 16,000 ton submarine for a living. I've slept beneath both oceans and operated a nuclear power plant. I've crawled around inside a nuclear weapon and held 'the trigger'. I believe in Mutually Assured Destruction and have a positive attitude toward nuclear weapons.
I nearly killed a business deal with a British company by offering them my favorite micro-brew called IRA. They went on about it.
"You're so occupied with what other persons are occupied with, and vice versa, that you've become, what you thought was dumb, a fraction of the sum." - Built to Spill