"The principle that the majority have a right to rule the minority, practically resolves all government into a mere contest between two bodies of men, as to which of them shall be masters, and which of them slaves; a contest, that -- however bloody -- can, in the nature of things, never be finally closed, so long as man refuses to be a slave." ~ Lysander Spooner
A fondness of mathematics is from Engineering. Understanding the operation of the Federal Reserve began with MBA. A fondness for solving riddles was tested to reduce the Fed's subterfuge to understandable fundamentals.