Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.
--C.S. Lewis--

Monday, June 23, 2008


Apparently the Large Hadron Collider won't be destroying the earth anytime soon. I was worried.

Now if we could just clear up that whole, "scientists accidentally shorten the lifespan of the universe" thing…