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Author Topic:   Stephen Jay Gould: The Hedgehog, the Fox, and the Magister’s Pox
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06-18-2015 6:28 PM

humor? or sarcasm?
I beeeleeeve what we have here is a failure to co-mun-A-cate.
We are ape-bags of chemicals accurate but not very sexy.
I once heard a joke: You know what a women is? It is the life support system for the vagina.
Funny? Well it depends on where you are and in who's company it's told.
I think a great many people are a mix between :
Me thinks thou dost protest to much...
What ever gets you through the night.
I fall into both camps quite regularly. I like to stave off my existential angst and fear and loathing smothered in nihilism by telling myself all manner of romantic artistic things. I can delude myself rather well. That is why I find the character Sheldon on BBT so funny. He doesn't delude himself with romantic notions. He is the face of science itself.

"You were not there for the beginning. You will not be there for the end. Your knowledge of what is going on can only be superficial and relative" William S. Burroughs

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