John Dawson

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Gender MALE
Occupation Writer
Location Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Introduction I worked as a middle manager in fruit and vegetable growing and processing industries, then as director of my fresh fruit exporting company. My passions include Objectivism the philosophy of Ayn Rand, and writing. My articles have appeared in magazines and newspapers here in Australia and overseas and my first book was published in 2004, revised 2010, my second published 2013.
Interests Philosophy, History, Writing, Economics, Agribusiness
Favorite Movies The Last of the Mohicans, Spartacus, Ladyhawk, The Life of Brian, The Thomas Crown Affair (especially the earlier), The Winslow Boy (both), The Miracle Worker, Inherit the Wind, Casablanca, The Name of the Rose, In the Heat of the Night, Queen Christina, Local Hero, Chocolat, Gladiator.
Favorite Music Jazz at Oberlin and others by Dave Brubeck, Rhapsody on a Theme of Paganini and others by Rachmaninoff, Pastoral Symphony and others by Beethoven, Good Day Today and others by Neil Diamond.
Favorite Books Atlas Shrugged and others by Ayn Rand, Toilers of the Sea and others by Victor Hugo, A Tale of Two Cities and others by Charles Dickens, A Town Like Alice and others by Neville Shute.

If you were a wrestler, what would be your finishing move?

Another book and a syndicated column.