Rihatsu is an Englishwoman (she prefers to keep her real name private) and an atheist. She supports the free market, the many-worlds interpretation of quantum theory, and TCS parenting. She likes reading about/adhering to the theories of Karl Popper, Elliot Temple, Ayn Rand, William Godwin and David Deutsch. She studies Japanese with a tutor, and military aviation, English grammar, and philosophy autodidactically. In her philosophical studies she focuses on Ancient Greece, the English/American Enlightenment, and some few 20th Century philosophers. In her spare time she enjoys watching Star Trek, listening to Bach and ice-skating.