Well. It’s too bad Amazon cannot overnight a sense of perspective, because there are, in truth, tougher situations to find yourself in. I’d like to reserve “hating everyone and everything and going insane” for the moment when I’m fleeing the attack helicopters that have come to wipe out my tribe.
Read the bleat to find out what provoked that "hating everyone and everything and going insane” comment. Sheesh.
A paragraph later Mr. Lileks gives some beautiful and touching comments. Read the bleat and enjoy.