South Park and satire, and our strange-but-sadly-understandable inability to address modern society’s absurdity

Satan fights Climate Change (in the metaphorical guise of ManBearPig) in the newest season of South Park. Courtesy of South Park, Comedy Central.

Hope you’re still with me after that pretentious headline.

It’s something that begins to register, with increasing intensity, as you watch your twenties drip away (that’s age, not $$$, although come to think of it, in my case they have a habit of going down together). That big…