19 April 2010

Anthropology 101

"The History of every major Galactic Civilization tends to pass through three distinct and recognizable phases, those of Survival, Inquiry and Sophistication... the first phase is characterized by the question How can we eat? the second by the question Why do we eat, and the third by the question Where shall we have lunch?
-Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

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