Friday, March 21, 2008
None are more hopelessly enslaved than those who falsely believe they are free.
-Johann von Goethe
I suppose that Sasha and Gabbie are experiencing the Easter of 2008 in London so Happy Easter girls wherever you happen to be
Flying with the past of fatherhood, away from the earth.
Forgetting the saddness of evening,
the paradise beyond the clouds,
Where a turtle travels only
when it sticks its neck out ...
Neither individuals nor nations become corrupt all at once, nor are they enlightened in a moment.
Arthur C. Clarke's assertion, Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic, comes to full fruition in cyberspace—a realm of avatars and instant messaging. And magical thinking may help us pluck the fruits of digital technology.
Though the rational mind knows what a picture is, it’s hard to hit a baby’s photo on a dartboard: our aim falls prey to deep intuitions... 2001 AD
CODA: Easter 2008 AD - Arthur C. Clarke, whose visions of the future became scientific fact, is dead at the age of 90 ...