On Stories.

“The universe is made of stories, not atoms.”

– Muriel Rukeyser

“The most important part of the story is the part you don’t know yet.”

– Barbara Kingsolver to Kurt Andersen

The first quote, it transpires, is in my pile of things that I keep to remember. It is also how chapter one of the book I just started reading begins (The Age of Spiritual Machines by Ray Kurzweil). The second quote, I passed on my way to finding the first quote; and is here because it seemed àpropos.
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