This blog will be an impermanent record of the trials, tribulations and triumphs that I will inevitably experience in my search for meaning and purpose in this desperately apathetic world of ours. The results are quite unpredictable. Will I develop into the firebrand activist superhero that I've always (for the past month or so) envisioned? Will I quickly become disillusioned and overwhelmed by the sheer enormity of the forces that I am attempting to oppose? Will the earth become an uninhabitable dirt clod due to global thermo-nuclear war or catastrophic climate change before I can even begin my undertaking in earnest? Stay tuned for the thrilling tale of...