Gotta love the devil's advocate.
Here's a great post from a librarian who actually thinks about things. I think you're right, Blake. I'm glad someone actually has the guts to say some of these things out loud.
I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and to see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived.