June 9, 1968

Izzy and Speedy follow a kid in a 1957 Buick LeSabreĀ who is looking for a way out of the draft. They end up atĀ a Quaker meeting.

“In the Army, my father also met a soldier who told him about Dick Mobius, a mythical apostle of Herman Melville who started an anonymous society with no leadership, no secret handshake, no dues, no organization and no mission statement. The sect is held together only by its oral tradition: memorizing passages from the tale of the white whale and spouting them when it seems appropriate.”

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