18 October 2010

Quote of the Day

It's only after you have a degree in philosophy and a degree in sociology and a degree in economics that you realize that all you really need to know in this world is electricity and plumbing.

- "Rat," at page 143, by Fernanda Eberstadt (2010).


Maju said...


Big truth. Farming/gardening may be useful too... if you have access to some land, what in this day is a growingly rare privilege.

Andrew Oh-Willeke said...

A someone whose homestead consists of 1/15th of an acre and an SUV, I understand just how rare it is, although urban gardening is something of a hit.