I was reading from my birthday book as I walked home from work today (thanks, guys, by the way), and I came across this:
- I've come up with a set of rules that describe our reactions to technologies:
- 1. Anything that is in the world when you're born is normal and ordinary and is just a natural part of the way the world works.
2. Anything that's invented between when you're fifteen and thirty-five is new and exciting and revolutionary and you can probably get a career in it.
3. Anything after you're thirty-five is against the natural order of things.
But, in my favor, I'm totally in favor of other new tech still. So long as it doesn't go in my pocket, I'm still future-oriented.
For four more years.
I was reading a book on runic magic earlier today and learned an interesting tidbit about that little symbol called a heart:
According to the book, the heart is not representative of that particular organ at all, but ones more immediately connected to, ah, love, viz, the female buttocks and genitalia. Behold:
Pretty persuasive argument, n'est ce pas?