LOOK IT’S STAIRS
FANCY MOTHERFUCKING CANDLE HOLDER THING
SWING? HELL YEAH
LET’S HAVE A MOVIE NIGHT
IT’S A PLAYGROUND
IT’S A HOUSE
MOYERS: Do you think we can educate ourselves, that any one of us, at any time, can be educated in any subject that strikes our fancy?
ASIMOV: The key words here are “that strikes our fancy.” There are some things that simply don’t strike my fancy, and I doubt that I can force myself to be educated in them. On the other hand, when there’s a subject I’m ferociously interested in, then it is easy for me to learn about it. I take it in gladly and cheerfully…
[What’s exciting is] the actual process of broadening yourself, of knowing there’s now a little extra facet of the universe you know about and can think about and can understand. It seems to me that when it’s time to die, there would be a certain pleasure in thinking that you had utilized your life well, learned as much as you could, gathered in as much as possible of the universe, and enjoyed it. There’s only this one universe and only this one lifetime to try to grasp it. And while it is inconceivable that anyone can grasp more than a tiny portion of it, at least you can do that much. What a tragedy just to pass through and get nothing out of it.”
I will throw my shoe at you like you're George W. Bush. I will beat you with my shoe the way Malala wouldn't.....I'm sorry, I shouldn't say things like that because people who don't know me get offended.
Wait, people take you seriously?
Yeah, it's weird! I'm like 'have you learned NOTHING from society?! You're not supposed to take me seriously, I'm a girl!'