Like good wines, conversation, pubs, brew my own beer, cook well, play a good game of chess. Abhor the intellectually dishonest, and scorn hypocrisy. Always learning, mind open. 1st Bachelor's English Lit, last degree Ph.D. Chemistry. Seminary, minors in Math, Philosophy and History, Bachelor's and Master's between. Interested generally in Pattern Recognition and Structure (fractally, from the subatomic to galactic levels) of the Universe as well as the Market; laws and theory of interaction among its components, most recently "crowd" behavior or psychohistory; practical applications to many fields, recently education, political science and markets. Current research in DeMark price exhaustion techniques and indicators. Retired from science and active trader since 2007. Formerly research chemist at Pfizer and teaching at several universities, primarily medicinal chemistry (design and synthesis of bioactive molecules - drugs, probes) but also science and memory from the primary through graduate levels. Wish either 1) we'd call a new Constitutional Convention, and adopt an updated and more bulletproof version of limited government, or 2) Texas would secede successfully. I reckon both lie bound firmly in the dream category.