Blabberbox » Thought of the Day:pftq's occasionally coherent trains of thought.Share on Twitter

Shoulder of Giants

September 13th, 2017 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
We stand on the shoulder of giants, and those giants have long died.
92 unique view(s)

Why Do You Play?

August 12th, 2017 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
'Oh you're off to play tennis. Are you a professional? A coach? Student? No? Then why do you play?' Um... for fun?
178 unique view(s)

4D Quantum Superposition

August 11th, 2017 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Time travel is quantum superposition in 4D by existing across multiple points in time instead of space. And as soon as you witness one, the others disappear.
200 unique view(s)

Perpetual

August 9th, 2017 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Everything is perpetually falling - the moon, the stars, planets...  And perpetually dying.
207 unique view(s)

Pixelation

August 1st, 2017 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
The simulated world gets ever more clear while the real world becomes a blur.
213 unique view(s)

Different Night Skies

June 1st, 2017 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
That feeling of knowing we see the same night sky, the same stars and constellations, no matter how far apart we are, will one day be replaced by the feeling of realizing we might not even see the same moon.
353 unique view(s)

Sound is to Memories

May 2nd, 2017 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Pictures is to genes as sound is to memories.
399 unique view(s)

Death is Only Natural

April 6th, 2017 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
Death is only natural... That is, until you find a cure. Then they'll kill you to have it.
398 unique view(s)

Colonization

March 29th, 2017 | Posted by pftq in Thought of the Day | #
The strange feeling knowing there's a shrinking window, a last chance, before there comes a day when you can't even go to Mars to be alone anymore and truly away from society.
368 unique view(s)