“…Great achievement has no road map. The X-Ray is pretty good, and so is penicillin, and neither were discovered with a practical objective in mind. I mean, when the electron was discovered in 1897, it was useless. And now we have an entire world run by electronics. Hayden and Mozart never studied the classics. They couldn’t. They invented them.” – Dr. Dalton Millgate, The West Wing (episode: Dead Irish Writers)
There has been a lot of hatred going around the Internet lately… Hm. I say that like it’s a new thing. It’s not; sometimes I think the major product of the Internet actually is hatred. We could tap Twitter for an endless supply, if only we could find a market…
Once again, some poor dumb schmuck blew himself up along with a bunch of innocents. And once again, all we can do is send our thoughts and prayers.
His name was released, but I can’t be bothered to look for it. We all know who he was anyway; it’s always the same: a loner, picked on in school, frequently humiliated, timid, introverted, had trouble communicating, was severely depressed. Your basic loser, picked up by a group that preys on losers, mildly (more…)