Thursday, 13 October 2016


(Context: sole surviving spaceship crewman listening to Bach to drown out the silence.)
And so Discovery drove on towards Saturn, as often as not ringing with the cool music of the harpsichord, the frozen thoughts of a brain that had been dust for twice a hundred years.
Arthur C Clarke, 2001 A Space Odyssey*

*Which so far is hardly the most enthralling book I have ever read. But I like this quote.

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