At the heart of science is an essential balance between two seemingly contradictory attitudes--an openness to new ideas, no matter how bizarre or counterintuitive they may be, and the most ruthless skeptical scrutiny of all ideas, old and new.
This is how deep truths are winnowed from deep nonsense. -- Carl Sagan
American with an accent, Christian with a tat, sociopath with a heart, child with no mother, Lover with no Lover, confidently doubting, amused but not laughing, woman but child, feisty yet caring, sweet when not bitter.
I'm just wondering...at what point did he start thinking of such a thing? I mean, HOW does it occur to a person - "I think I'll get baled today"? It reminds me of my "here!, hold my beer and watch this!" days......
Hanlon's Razor: "Never attribute to malice that which can be adequately explained by stupidity."