Thursday, December 6, 2007

Funniest thing I read all week

Glenn Reynolds:

BANNING HUMANS ON MARS: And how to get around it. Thanks, Congress! It reminds me of when Chinese court politics led to a ban on overseas exploration in the 15th Century, just as the Europeans were starting. That worked out well for the Chinese. The difference is that in China, the eunuchs were in favor of exploration . . . .