It was just one of those reversals of fortune. The director’s mother taught in a law school and the lead character was a law student. Why wouldn’t we ask her to come to rehearsal? Why wouldn’t we ask for her feedback?
He was my thesis advisor and it was a long time ago – a time when a professor could pull a knife on a student, to illustrate a point, and get away with it.
Time is running out.
This is serious.
It was all fun and games for a while, but now…
“There need to be reasons to get up in the morning. Life can’t simply be about solving problems. Otherwise, what’s the point?” – Elon Musk.
His mission: To ensure the future is good; to have longterm sustainable transport and sustainable energy generation; to be a space faring civilization; and to be a multi-planetary species. To be amongst the stars.
I could see where they were taking me because I had asked if I could keep my glasses on.
“Why is this hallway so long?”, I thought. “There’s no reason for this. This could have been designed better.”
I change my mind.
I do not consent.
As I clear unwanted e-mails from my phone, I am once again reminded of infinity:
“Emails are easy to forge, find, copy and forward to others. Emails may exist indefinitely (forever). This means that if you delete your emails, they may still exist.”
Existence can be a real pain. And forever is a long time.
They called the move “a goodbye kiss”. That would be Cassini, brave and lonely space traveller, snapping one last picture of Saturn’s moon, Titan, before performing a death dive into the planet.