Good rule of thumb; always look at something before sitting on it. You never know what might be left by accident on a chair (or intentionally by someone with a pre-adolescent sense of humor) and for non-chair furnishings, the potential for mayhem is even greater.
Originally Posted by Gillianren
I'm a cynical optimist. I think the only way out is through, but once we get through it'll be better. Very different, but better. Howard Tayler
It is not the strongest of the species that survive, nor the most intelligent, but the one most responsive to change. Charles Darwin
Any technology distinguishable from magic is insufficiently advanced. Gregory Benford
Power, Lord Acton says, corrupts. Not always. What power always does is reveal. Robert A. Caro