Isn't that, start Baisling?
>Hardly worth getting up for on a fine, sunny morning (er, I mean
>during the hours immediately following the rotational positioning
>of a particular earthly locale such that solar photons in the
>so-called visible light range impinge upon that locale, some of
>which reflect off the skin and "hair" (a strange form of spent
>protein growth) of certain mammalian denizens and into the ocular
>orbs of their mates, producing a pattern of nerve excitations
>which frequently leads to ejaculations like "you're beautiful in
>the morning light", and other lies), as if it mattered.
Sniff. Enough to make me miss being a physicist.
>But seriously, seeing my kids, backlit by afternoon sunlight, or
>pondering the intense physical and especially emotional aspects
>of sexuality, it seems unbelievably odd to think of these as mere
I think M Scott Peck makes the same point in the Road Less Traveled.
Lewis or Chesterton say something similar, too. Why do we find sex
both humorous and awe-inspiring, rather than merely mechanical like
the (other) animals? Tim, I think you're the expert here...
>If it's all going to be wiped out for a hyperspace bypass, what
>was the point? BTW, the answer's 137 now.
What is that, inflation? And just over a factor of three?
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~ I rival Maelstrom
~ Mr. Emil Salivator ~ I'm alarmist lover ~ immortal as liver
~ ravel immoralist
Whew, nice to see a few invariants still hold in the FoRK universe.
-- Ernie P.
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