Tuesday, February 09, 2010

ingredients for life

it's not just the new slogan of Safeway stores, it's also one of my top pet peeves: This article trumpets Ingredients for Life are present on one of Saturn's moons. Meaning, of course, chemicals which are also found on Earth, because of course "life" means "life as we know it". In the future life will have to be redefined completely as scientists discover that "life" is the nature of the universe and is vastly different from one location to another. In the meantime, we have to put up with this nonsense interminably