* paranoia: a thought process characterized by excessive anxiety or fear, often to the point of irrationality and delusion. Wikipedia
* curmudgeon n. a miser or an ill-tempered (and frequently old) person full of stubborn ideas or opinions. Wikipedia
A paranoid is someone who knows a little of what’s going on. William S. Burroughs
I am a kind of paranoiac in reverse. I suspect people of plotting to make me happy. J. D. Salinger
Terry’s right: I better start reading some more non-fiction and put Innis away for a while.