After my last post, I decided to do a little reading. I opened a book to a random page, and I found the following:

"Everybody gets so much information all day long that they lose their common sense."

Gertrude, once again, is not only cogent, but relevant. Useful knowledge indeed, tho, if I can hazard some sarcasm, "Reflection on the Atomic Bomb" is not quite as serious as Silliman's reflection upon anthologies of poetry.