Harada: Failure is essential, Amanda. It's the motivator. Even as an infant. You fall and fall again until eventually you can put one foot in front of the other and walk.Amanda: I don't like the not knowing. Not knowing what's wrong. Not knowing what I'm doing. Not knowing what's happening next.Harada: You're human. Of course you don't like it. The trick is learning to savor the unknown. To embrace mystery. Trust me... too much knowlegde can become... will become a bigger burden than ignorance and failure will ever be.
If you find that you are short of funds in the field, remember that any paper can be mind augmented to perform in the place of real money.
Wife: I want to have a child.Husband: I can't imagine bringing a child into this messed-up world.Wife: That's exactly the reason we should do it. We need to bring something good into this world to balance out the bad.
The heightened sanity of science and the sheer lunacy of magic. It's in the area where they overlap that we both are able to find... ecstasy!