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in passing

arthur c. clarke passed on today.  i just read his obituary and learned that he was the original author of the aphorism:

“Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.”

the next time i try and explain microbial evolution to someone, i think i’m going to quote mr. clarke.

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2 Responses to “in passing”

  1. on 20 Mar 2008 at 12:40 pm Andrew Louie

    I can think of two things that work just like magic:
    my wallet: magically converts green paper to white-paper. I don’t know how it does it, but I feel compelled to keep the magic working!

    my sink: magically fills with dirty dishes about every 6 hours. I wash and clean those things everyday, and everyday, without fail, it refills itself! I should try to patent my sink if there was a market for dirty dishes.

    that Arthur C. Clarke guy was a true sage.

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