Watching The Hills Vs. Community Gardening: Which Activity Is More Pointless?

So this story in the New Yorker has me wondering about the purposes behind our actions. See, it's about The Hills, and it hypothesizes that people watch The HIlls to figure out why they're watching The Hills. Meanwhile, a Michael Pollan piece in the Times Magazine advocates you lower your carbon footprint by growing… »4/21/08 6:00pm4/21/08 6:00pm