The POTW: Verse Til It Hurts
At the coffee shop where I often go on Sundays, there's a group of women who meet regularly to knit and to talk smack and deep philosophy. I didn't see them there today, but I was thinking about them just the same. And also about that private industry flight that just went up and docked with the space station (congratulations to SpaceX on that one), and the general rule that technology becomes widely available before wisdom about its use does the same. I have an underlying anxiety about this last thing which could be thought of as petulant-child-playing-with-dynamite multiplied by every single person on the planet, but which might better be termed:
The Knitting Circle Effect
The Tuppleburg Ladies Knitting Circle
Copyright © 2012 by Dave Grossman
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