Edward Snowden dropped a bomb.
Computer whiz? High school dropout? Hero? Traitor? Ironically, we know very little about the man who told us that the government knows everything about us.
This is not meant to be a post with a political lean. It's meant to be a post about information: who has what and why.
There are characters that we aspire to be. Maybe men want to be John McClane from Die Hard; maybe women want to be Penny Lane from Almost Famous. Maybe you put on a wifebeater or a fur coat, repeat a familiar phrase or two. Admiration leading to imitation. But some people take it a step (or three) farther. And some people aspire to be less human and more character. Some people want to be Barbie and Ken dolls. Literally.