“Everyone complains about the laws of physics, but no one does anything about them.”1 —Greg Egan, Schild’s Ladder

  1. “I believe the original version was ‘Everyone complains about human nature.’ When the second half became patently fair, three meme just shifted context. You can treat the meaning right out of these one-liners, and they’ll still find a way to keep propagating.” —Greg Egan, Schild’s Ladder

August 21, 2019