"The cult of the omnipotent state has millions of followers in the united States. Americans of today view their government in the same way as Christians view their God; they worship and adore the state and they render their lives and fortunes to it." ~ Jacob Hornberger
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.