This is a chapter that resonates with me because I have considered myself as an outcast and weirdo. I grew up playing Dungeons and Dragons which was possibly the geekiest hobby you can have in the 1980s. I also spent the greater part of my life as an Internet Troll on YPAP BBS.

Just last week, I met up with an old secondary school classmate and we large spoke about how alienated and out of touch we were with our classmates.

The chapter concludes that a weirdoes life is not a good one, although they belonged to the group of unreasonable men who made a difference to this world. Galileo supported the heliocentric model of the Solar system but was tried by the Inquisition for his troubles.

The formula for the Good Life according to this chapter is to befriend the weirdoes but do not be seen as one. This …