I don't give a rat's ass what anyone else thinks of me.
What Gives Me Hope
If I were Mayor, I'd make the world a better place by
dismantle the branch of government I'm heading, then resign.
What/who changed my life and why
"Small is Beautiful," by E.F. Schumacher, because it taught me to think about values and whether government can legislate taste or morality. "The True Believer" for the same reasons. "Nation of Cowards" by Jeff Snyder, same.