2 comments for “Those Two Little Words I Long To Hear

  1. 2010.12.04 at 2332

    I don’t exactly long to hear that, because what if they’re arachnids? Or Vogons? Or slavers from space? Or have a “To Serve Man” cookbook?

    But I think that finding arsenic-processing bacteria in Mono Lake is one more step toward We Really Are Not Alone So We’d Better Behave. I find that very exciting and comforting at the same time. We may screw up and create an environment we can’t adapt to… but life will prevail.

    • 2010.12.05 at 0614

      Well, to answer your first question, “I would expect my long-awaited glee to become shredded shrieks of distress. But the first few seconds would still be great.

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