"I have been inspired since a young man to get to know the human condition. As an adolescent, a couple of the first “deep” books I read were The Teachings of Don Juan: A Yaqui Way of Knowledge , Crack in the Cosmic Egg , and Isaac Asimov's The Neutrino . I began by writing poetry but since have written several books and am working on several now. I read just about anything: history, theology, philosophy, math, science, marketing and sales, business. My goal for some time has been to look at mankind's major motivations and synthesiz more...