As a child, I was beset by maddening curiosity. It would drive me to the ends of my world, infiltrating the clandestine and the forgotten. But my thirst was not one for an understanding of my fellow man; I craved to understand nature.

And as happens with all earthly things, human and divine, my curiosity waned, withering away as I was educated. This process is only natural, after all, education is in all honesty the process of teaching people how to think — it is metamorphosed into a perfunctory activity.

Now, there are scant things that interest me; the patina of the fascinating have been drastically reduced in the course of time.

Man and by consequence his aspirations, are in part a reflexion of society. Americans desire the American dream