When I began studying at university, I thought it would be the ideal place to find answers. But I was disappointed. The academic world provided me with powerful tools with which to deconstruct all the myths humans ever created, but it didn't offer satisfying answers to the big questions of life. On the contrary, it encouraged me to focus on narrower and narrower questions. (p. 315)
The only important elements in any society are the artistic and the criminal, because they alone, by questioning the society’s values, can force it to change.