To be clear, I did not set out with this goal. Rather it is a fair statement of where my desires lead me -- fair, but somewhat enhanced; to say I want to be a polymath so that the universe is valued is utter poetic hyperbole. I want to be a polymath because I want to know it all, which is polymath means.
Personal names or symbols have been phoenix, Tuor, Oolong, Twirlip of Greymist, the Low Willow, and the Low Golden Willow.
Philosophy quip: "Cynical optimism": people are selfish bastards but that's okay, because things work out anyway.
My PGP key.
In a rare burst of openness, I'll say I'm personality type INTX according to the test here. INTP. INTJ.