Looks like H.G. Wells got it a backwards.
For every complex problem there is a solution that is simple, obvious,.... and just plain wrong
Free in Kentucky —Humanist
“I am patient with stupidity but not with those who are proud of it.”—Edith Sitwell
Just wait for the Revenge of the Martians.
We’re in trouble now.
Physics is Phutile
Fiziks is Fundamental
Since 9/11 Physics has been History
That must be a pretty hefty laser. I can’t any of my lasers to drill holes in rock.
“All musicians are subconsciously mathematicians.”
- Thelonious Monk
You Earthlings are going to get it now!
Where’s my Illudium Q-36 Explosive Space Modulator?
‘‘There’s absolutely no intention to use the laser for offensive purposes,’’ assured Lieut. Col. Bob Potter of the Air Force, a Pentagon spokesman.
Just the same I’ll keep my glasses on
oh wait, I’m not on Mars… never mind
yea, yea, yea I know some might want to argue differently.
We need each other, to keep ourselves honest
Wow, what if microcosmic intelligent life exists on Mars? We could be killing off advanced civilizations. I guess that is a risk our scientists are willing to take.
As a fabrication of our own consciousness, our assignations of meaning are no less “real”, but since humans and the fabrications of our consciousness are routinely fraught with error, it makes sense, to me, to, sometimes, question such fabrications.
I’m so excited about Curiosity, it is fascinating! I’ll really savor looking at the specs. I hope NASA has the command set online somewhere.
Yes Marvin will show up soon, he won’t let us down.
bicycles: less mass, no fuel, lower speed, more beautiful, more quiet, lower cost, less wear-and-tear on the roads, more social because you can talk to people beside you, low-impact heart healthy exercise, easy parking… they are not perfect, but are they better than cars?.