-- because he alone has the courage to say, "I have no clue what this crap is."
Of what value to society is such a stance? What does he add to the GNP of nations or to the riches of our souls?
Most important, he is anathema to hoo-ha -- he does not swallow the Kool-Aid or follow the company line;
he does not jump when the Man says jump -- he scarcely moves; he hardly hears the Man; he can hardly even see him; he has to squint.
It's his constitution to be cautious and to ask the relevant question