“Michael Allen is a creative genius who is high in trait openness with an above-average IQ but an impaired EQ. His wife says he likes to think out of the box but he, most often, feels like he’s trapped in one. He’s happy to have an orderly life-partner so that he can at least watch someone be orderly, because otherwise he would have to resort to hard drugs again. No, he wouldn’t actually do that but he’d fancy it for a while and then go write something instead. He loves writing and thinking and
drinking and cognitive dissonance and ice hockey, but NOT postmodern horse hockey: a game that third-rate intellectuals have made up over the past 50+ years that plays by a deconstructed golden rule which proclaims from the top of Mount Nihilism, as if it were the one-and-only objective truth — that there is no objective truth.
His favorite saying at the moment is “Cheers to sovereignty! (if you so choose).”