on the bus

"And how BORING each was! Compared to the experience of....the INFINITE...and a life in which the subject is not scholastic or bureaucratic but...ME and US, the ATTUNED ones amid the NON-MUSICAL shiny-black-shoe multitudes, I...with my eyes on that almost invisible hole up there in the r-r-redwood sky..."

-Tom Wolfe; The Electric Acid Koolaid Test