beat it

I am beginning to think that I need to read more (okay, any) of the beat generation authors. For the same reasons that I’ve always felt the need to read Marx, the Bible, and Ayn Rand: to understand Certain Types of People.

UPDATE: Appropos of very little, courtesy of rev: “In my mind objectivists are kind of like scientologists with a higher chance of recovery. Libertarianism: YOU’RE DOING IT WRONG”