You wanna be famous? Cool. But what for? Sure, fame is worth something, even all by itself; you could sell endorsements for whatever it is that makes you famous, and a whole lot more, besides, but what are you gonna tell your kids, your parents, about how you made the money? I got nuthin’ against the Paris Hiltons and Kim Kardashians of this world, but I wonder what sort of value they add to our lives to be so rewarded with our attention, let alone our dollars. We need our distractions, life is too important to take it seriously for too much of our time, but let’s please keep some perspective on what’s really important.