I started out with nothing and I still have most of it.
The great tragedy of life is not that men perish, but that they cease to love. ~ Somerset Maugham
To do 3 dimensional chess mind games with me, you will need to study up on The Art of War by Sun Tzu, and throw some Nietzsche on there.
You will need to contemplate the root word of assassin, where it comes from, and Hassan-i Sabbah.
Knowing some Marcus Aurelius philosophy and Tacitus quotes. Consider Kahlil Gibran ~ 'Defeat' among other poems.
Immanuel Kant ~ Critique of Pure Reason. Baruch Spinoza. Maimonides ~ the Mishneh Torah and The Guide for the Perplexed.
Plato ~ The Republic. The Code of Hammurabi.
Miyamoto Musashi ~ The Book of Five Rings.
Gerald Schroeder. ~ Nikola Tesla & 3.6.9. ~
Jungian analytical psychology.
Coffee is my drug of choice. A couple of beers once in awhile. Coors Light is my favorite. Tsing Tao when I travel. Also like Blue Moon & Samuel Adams.
I have been a Sydney Watson fan for a number of years. I enjoy her sardonic humor. I learned of Slug from her, so blame her for me being here. LOL