David Blaine is one of them and in case you forgot / didn't hear he's been in a clear box for the past 44 days by the Thames River.
This excerpt from a CNN interview articulates my relationship with society per-fect-ly.
Q. Are you bored?
A. I believe that boredom is a choice that we have.
Q. So are you choosing to be bored?
A. No, I am choosing to learn.
Q. Explain that again, why aren't you bored?
A. Boredom is a state of mind. We have a choice. I choose to not be bored. I chose to observe and listen.
Q. What have you learned?
A. I have learned a lot. A lot.