“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.