Instead I leave you with the three following pieces of wisdom.
First, there are few things that cannot be improved by adding cheese or mustard - however, there are few things that *can* be improved by adding cheese *and* mustard.
Second, Schlock Mercenary is funny and cool. Very few comic strips spend an entire strip explaining what a dyson sphere is, and that alone makes it cool IMHO. the fact that it's also funny doesn't hurt.
Third, I've forgotten what the third thing I was going to say was.
I will keep posting - but I'm afraid these posts will probably take a step back from deep-and-meaningful and delve into the stupid, amusing, and highly technological.
Zorba-philosophical will be back when his brain has realigned, and perhaps he'll actually be able to explain this, too. At the moment, however, I have macaroni and cheese and cheese waiting, and people must have their priorities, mustn't they?