“You know," said Arthur, "it's at times like this, when I'm trapped in a Vogon airlock with a man from Betelgeuse, and about to die of asphyxiation in deep space that I really wish I'd listened to what my mother told me when I was young."
"Why, what did she tell you?"
"I don't know, I didn't listen.”
From The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams, Author (1952-2001)
Wednesday, 20 April 2011
I am probably losing grasp of reality but I could not feel a pang of concern when I read that there is a project to drill a hole through the earth's mantle. Having just seen the impact of nature moving the earth are we really sure that we know what we are doing?