Nothing defines humans better than their willingness to do irrational things in the pursuit of phenomenally unlikely payoffs. This is the principle behind lotteries dating and religion.
They say the test of literary power is whether a man can write an inscription. I say 'Can he name a kitten?'
It is better to have loved and lost than never to have lost at all.
One thing you can say about nuclear power: the people who believe it is the...