He so detested politics. Little more than lies, false hope and people who exploited the system. He didn't care for pop culture, it was just something his absorbed over time, whether he wanted to or not. Recent history would be something to catch up later.
"This is mostly research in hopes of finding some new form of employment. There is much I have learnt recently that could lend itself to one of the new theories... Something good may well come of what happened."