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December 7, 2002

Pathological Behavior & More...

1. "Whenever a friend succeeds, a little something in me dies." – Gore Vidal

2. "Prohibition... goes beyond the bounds of reason in that it attempts to control a man's appetite through legislation and makes a crime out of things that are not crimes. A prohibition law strikes a blow at the very principles upon which our government was founded." -- Abraham Lincoln, December 1840

3. "It was not until 1957 that a Gedankenexperiment by Hermann Bondi showed that gravitational waves carry energy." – Ignazio Ciufolini

A "Gedankenexpriment" is an experiment requiring only thought to conduct. Yes, it is all one word.