Counting Cells

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We’ve just about counted enough cells enough times. Maybe when they count the cells on Monday, they will say “sure, go home, you crazy kids.” That’s the plan.

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“My own immediate reaction was bafflement & surprise, and I think I almost believed it. … But not really. The more I brooded on it, the more I was troubled by waves of queasiness & shudders of gnawing doubt. I felt nervous & vaguely confused, as if I had just heard a dog speak perfect English for 30 or 40 seconds. That will get your attention, for sure. … Some people get permanently destabilized by it: Nothing they see with their own eyes will ever look quite the same to them again. As in “I know that the object I’m looking at is an Egg — but I also know that if it talks to me like a person, it is not an Egg.”” -HST