“No steak, no hamburgers, no lamb chops—no meat at all. Maybe some fake meat cooked up in a lab somewhere. And no milk, no eggs, no ice cream….No going anywhere unless the bus is going, too. Forget about going where you want to go: they’ll tell you where you can go, and when.”
(Lee Duigon – News With Views) I know someone who, fearing the onset of old age, sold her house and moved into an assisted living facility. The deal is, they take care of you for the rest of your life; and in return, you give them… everything.
Why does that make me think of Yul Brynner’s gunslinger in “The Magnificent Seven” telling the peasants, “I’ve been offered a lot for my work, but this is the first time I’ve ever been offered all.”