2006-12-27

quote of the day

While purging old email I found a quote from an anonymous traveller on Sicily in October 2003. Not exactly sure if he was ironic or simply had a bad day but in retrospect it's fun anyhow.
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Having seven lovely dinner-dates with myself in a week isn't infinitely exciting... :/
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2006-12-18

twinkle, oh Christer

Tonight let’s try to keep two distinct thoughts in mind simultaneously.

  • Yes, space exploration is a good thing. It’s being pursued jointly by many countries and I’m old enough to remember when two superpowers raced to the moon without sharing one iota of information.
  • No, the proportions and the level of enthusiasm in mainstream media over this routine flight (just because one of the astronauts happens to be a Swede) is ridiculous. The world needs less nationalism and flag-waving.

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