OK. The first, irreversible step has been taken. (Nothing after you hit the “send” button is reversible on the Internet.)
I have posted the first installment of my latest (but, I hope, not my last) project, which is to say, composing a new book (of the above title) in real-time, on-line, chapter-by-chapter, until I finish or am hauled off by the fates (or something).
For a full explanation of what this is all about, read this.
So without further ado, here is the first installment: the Introduction.