There's only one corner of the universe you can be certain of improving, and that's your own self.
The conventional view serves to protect us from the painful job of thinking.
All great truths begin as blasphemies.
Consistency is contrary to nature, contrary to life. The only completely consistent people are dead.
The three fundamental Rules of Robotics: 1) A robot may not injure a human being, or, through inaction, allow a human being to come to harm. 2) A robot must obey the orders given it by human beings except where such orders would conflict with the First Law. 3) A robot must protect its own existence as long as such protection does not conflict with the First and Second Laws.
Houston, Tranquility Base here. The Eagle has landed.
The very powerful and the very stupid have one thing in common. Instead of altering their views to fit the facts, they alter the facts to fit their views... which can be very uncomfortable if you happen to be one of the facts that needs altering.
The family is one of nature's masterpieces.
Every generation thinks it has the answers, and every generation is humbled by nature.
I want to stay as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center.