Principles

Personal principles developed in collaboration with my shareholders.

Health

Psychedelics
– Oct 23, 2019: I am in favor of experimentation with psychedelics.

Marijuana
– Oct 22, 2014: I am a supporter of the legalization of marijuana.

Supplements
– June 14, 2016 – I will not take Elysium pills

Diet
– May 26, 2016: Establish a Working Group For Nutrition
Jul 25, 2010: With 71% approval I am pescatarian.
Jan 26, 2010: With 61% approval I am a vegetarian.

Vasectomy
– July 12, 2008: I will not get a vasectomy.

Entertainment

No Superhero Movies
– Jan 29, 2019: I will watch Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse.
– Jan 29, 2017: I won’t watch any DC or Marvel TV or movies.

Sports
– July 8, 2019: I’m a WNBA fan.

No Spotify Subscription
– August 1, 2018: I will not subscribe to Spotify.

Technology

Cryptocurrency
– October 5th, 2019: I am fascinated by the promise of crypto but have a wait and see approach regarding the implementation because involvement requires such a high technical understanding and few safeguards. I would not advise anyone to invest more than a token amount.

Social Media
– November 23, 2016: I will only friend people on Facebook that I know in real life.

Mobile Phone
– February 4, 2017: I will not use an Android phone
– October 21, 2014: I will get an iPhone 6 plus (currently upgraded the iPhone 8 plus)

Environment

Home
– June 22, 2018: I will live in a cabin.

Money

Money
– Jun 29, 2011: I will be cost-effective and live life according to the adage “a penny saved is a penny earned.” There is no true price for anything and variable pricing is a thing of beauty.

Debt
– Feb 19, 2017: I will eliminate my personal debt.

Spiritual

Meditation
– Sep 24, 2017: I will maintain a formal meditation practice.

Political

Politics
– Jul 10, 2016: I am not a member of the Republican Party.
– Apr 26, 2010: I am a registered Republican.

Personal

Name
– Jun 27, 2016: I will not go by “Michael” and continue to use the name “Mike.”

Romance
– Nov 9, 2016 – The shareholders no longer have control of my romantic life.
– Apr 17, 2012: The shareholders have control of my romantic life.

Physical Appearance

Clothing
– Nov 2, 2015: Develop an intentional sartorial system.
– July 28, 2019: I will not wear a fanny pack.

Facial Hair
Beard: Apr 26, 2015: I will not grow a beard.
Mustache: Oct 22, 2008: Based on the wise counsel of my shareholders I will not grow a mustache.

Hair Color
– Jul 12, 2008: Based on the rejection of the proposal I will not modify in any way the color of my hair.

Tattoos
– Sep 25, 2008: With shareholder approval I will get the name of any person or organization that pays for a VTAC verification tattooed on my body.

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