My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. Never quit.
Q. What is your greatest achievement?
A. Becoming a published author - it took 15 years of persistence!
Q. With whom in history do you most identify?
A. The late Carl Sagan: I reckon we were on the same wavelength.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?
A. Darth Vader - I can't help it, I grew up with "Star Wars".
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. Giordano Bruno, a Dominican priest who suggested that the universe was filled with stars, planets and life, contrary to "scripture". For this he was burned at the stake in 1600 by the Catholic Church during the "Inquisition". I'd thank him profusely for standing up to religious tyranny and for ultimately leading to our new world where scientific endeavour conquered the ignorance of blind faith.