This week's book giveaway is in the OO, Patterns, UML and Refactoring forum. We're giving away four copies of Refactoring for Software Design Smells: Managing Technical Debt and have Girish Suryanarayana, Ganesh Samarthyam & Tushar Sharma on-line! See this thread for details.
From reviewing you code, I am not certain that you are understanding Intents all that well. I suggest that you remove the startActivity method and set a break point on line 7 and step through to discover what is going on. It will help you understand things.