XD I love how happy Monica looks in the second panel. So adorable.
Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic…
Any technology distinguishable from magic is insufficiently advanced…
And ANY technology, no matter how primitive, is magic to those that don’t understand it!
I see someone’s been reading Freefall. ^_^
” ‘Any sufficiently analyzed magic is indistinguishable from science!’ ”
“What? And what’s with the quotes, who said that?”
Arthur C Clarke, actually.
If I recall correctly (and there’s no guarantee that I do anymore), I first read a version of that phrase in “Rendezvous with Rama”.
Agatha Heterodyne, actually.
Quoting a quotation of a quotation is always awkward.
“And ANY technology, no matter how primitive, is magic to those that don’t understand it!”
— and, with that, you see why people who call tech support seem to think we can wave our freakin wands and fix their problems. No, don’t need to verify who you are and we only send a tech out because we hate you, when we could have just said an incantation and made it all better. It only broke because we have a sick sense of humor and like laughing at your pain.
Sorry, my time on the phone bank hasn’t made me bitter, at all, has it?
I actually had people ask me why I was asking so many questions.
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