"Do they have off switches?" "Human beings. No, I've checked."
Adam Rifkin stashed this in Doctor Who
ESPECIALLY the young ones.
Along time ago, one of the great technology philosophers speculated there might be some sort of anti-acoustic code that would be able to turn humans off.
It's either in the Eternal Golden Braid or the Metamagical Themus. I don't recall which, but what made it so interesting is that scientifically, there should be one. "Balanced between art and science, magic and logic, humor and rigor, Matamagical Themas probes the deepest paradoxes and mysteries of the human mind and heart. "
That is so much deeper a response than I was expecting.
Profound, Greg. I'm gonna have to think about that.