My Life in 8 Words
Q. What is your motto or maxim?
A. I'll have to to go with Heraclitus' line: "Character is fate." Which doesn't mean that I think I have a particularly good character. I just think it's true.
Q. If you could meet any historical character, who would it be and what would you say to him or her?
A. I wouldn't mind being able to ask the Buddha if he really didn't believe in the existence of the self.
Q. If you could be any person or thing, who or what would it be?
A. A benign poltergeist would be pretty fun, at least for a while. Maybe in the future.
Q. Who is your favorite fictional villain?
A. Jack, in same.
Q. Which living person do you most admire?
A. Robert Bly