I have now enabled commenting on this website through Disqus.
Interestingly, the lack of an aesthetically pleasing commenting system is what has repeated led me in the past to want to create my own blogging software. Ghost and Jekyll-based static websites don't really have a built-in solution - the most reasonable approach is to install Disqus. But Disqus is "meh", not "wow", at least for me.
Hmmm...now that I think about it, I think I should create my own blogging software. See you in a bit.