section seeks to highlight the lives and subsequent works of those indivduals who have not only left a clear and lasting legacy upon the human
race, but whom I would like to feel that I have drawn some personal inspiration
for myself over the years....my Raison D'etre.
during my schooling I was introduced to the work of scientists such as Newton, and
through college education the Orwellian, Darwinian and Marxist theories/works
grabbed my attention.
Michael Foucault emerged during my university years and essay writing, as did
the works of Albert Einstein. Stephen Hawking crossed my path as IO moved into adulthood and stumbled upon a 'brief history of time', and certainly inspired
me to pursue further learning within the field of Physics.
Tolkein has been with me since childhood and provided the ultimate escape into middle earth. There are of course others - and they will appear in this area of the site over time....