Persons-of-Interest

eXtremophiles

"I love those that know not how to live except as down-goers, for they are the over-goers. ” – Friedrich W. Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra (1883)


Stapp's omnipresent law, "the universal aptitude for ineptitude makes any human accomplishment an incredible miracle",  places severe constraints on what we can practically discover. Hence, we only experiment with individuals whose DNA is hardwired to explore the edge & push the envelope of existence. These self-actuated, "no catalyst needed", types are programed to put real deal, not make-believe, skin in the game. We'd not be talking about daredevils, rather, calculating types with a profound appreciation of the risk-reward equation & that seldom miss a step or overstep the mark. Because this is conducive to growth, development & a finely-tuned, say, heightened sense of observation & awareness they tend to provide a unique source of otherwise impossible insight.

Mavericks

"At some point, you have to make a decision. Boundaries don't keep other people out, they fence you in. Life is messy, that’s how we're made. So, you can either waste your life drawing lines or you can cross them." – Meredith Grey (2006)


We're most interested in those persons that can't help but cross lines, yet without over-stepping them, i.e., questioning, contrarian, black sheep, free-thinking, rule-breaking types, not law-breakers Basically, individuals with gravitas who don't fear flying solo. Our reasoning, such types possess unique views of the world that intersect but differ from the  authorized, mainstream, narrative, & we believe they are key to realizing radically transformative advances that may lead to a new world of possibilities & opportunities.

Outliers

“Time is the fire in which we burn.”

– Delmore Schwartz, Summer Knowledge (1959)


We're presently focused on human beings that possess latent, critter-like-phenomenal powers of metabolic flexibility & elasticity, one' that flaunt life's metabolic flame &, thus, biological time, i.e., the ability to go from a raging all-oxygen consuming raging fire to a dimmer of a pilot-light &, vitally, without getting burned or blown out in the process. These high performance metabolic machines posses a profound & unique data-rich sources of biomedical interest.