In Salzburg, one person made — and several people subsequently reiterated — the point that all this work and struggle on behalf of future generations should be undertaken in a spirit of joy. It’s the human capacity to transcend circumstances, to love and laugh and be goofy together no matter how oppressive the context, no matter how irrational it may seem, that makes it all worth doing. And with that maudlin intro, I give you a video that makes the point much more effectively, featuring a doughy white guy doing something that makes no damn sense at all: