Archive for February 3rd, 2009

Midshipman Heinlein, from the 1929 US Naval Academy yearbook

Heinlein’s quote sounds like a job description for a single mother.

A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects.


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This is my kind of five star hotel…

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