Thomas Lowenthal (aka Flamsmark) is an undergraduate student at Princeton University. Majoring in Politics, with certificates in Applications of Computing and Information Technology and Society, he attends the Center for Information Technology Policy Undergraduate Fellows Forum. A member of the Princeton First Aid and Rescue Squad, he is qualified as a tactical, wilderness EMT, and for a variety of technical rescue operations. In his copious spare time he works at the Outdoor Action climbing wall, and as a climbing trips leader.

The opinions expressed here are his own, not anyone else’s.