In the brief and total darkness that preceded the trailers, I thought of how our love of convenience and anxiety over interpersonal interaction had allowed me to walk into a privately owned movie theater, speak to no one, and secure a seat for myself to see a film I couldn’t in good conscience support, for free.
We live in strange times.All Shell, No Ghost
It appears to me that they who in proof of any assertion rely simply on the weight of authority, without adducing any argument in support of it, act very absurdly. I, on the contrary, wish to be allowed freely to question and freely to answer you without any sort of adulation, as well becomes those who are in search of truth.
— Vincenzio Gallilei (1581)
Only those who will risk going too far can possibly find out how far one can go.
– T. S. Eliot
Make your work to be in keeping with your purpose. – Leonardo da Vinci
“If you think you understand quantum physics, you don’t understand quantum physics.” — Richard Feynman