Wednesday, June 26, 2013

On the usefulness of geologists

It's always important to have a geologist around so that if you end up in space, there's someone to die first. At least that's what happens on Star Trek.
— Penn Jillette. Every Day is an Atheist Holiday (New York, Penguin: 2012), p. 74.

Of course, I'm a philosophy instructor by trade, so I'm in no position to throw stones (so to speak).

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