I'm a long time fan, having read many of his books over the years and there was definitely a time when Vonneguts view of the world matched my own.  I've mellowed with age, a great suprise to the few people who still know me from my older days but fortunately Mr Vonnegut never did.  In fact I think his outrage grew greater as did his despair at being unable to affect anything.  November 11 was Vonnegut's birthday and this quote from him captures him perfectly.

reblogged from Drawn but having bounced around the internet some before it got there.