Scanning Horizons of Passion: Finding an Epistemological Identity

After watching Randy Komisar on Academic Earth, it seems a good idea to define the horizons of my passions.  The idea is to understand what values and beliefs are driving you, what makes you want to turn the wheel and take opportunities, what passions count, because life only makes sense in the review mirror, not in the windshield.  I’ll start in the rearview mirror by analyzing beliefs drawn from past jobs, my graduate training and my dissertation studies over the next couple of posts.