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I just went to put an Envy X2[^] and when I go to check out I'm offered a 3 year accidental warranty for ~$2. I've played around with it a few times and it seems to be limited to this specific model with offered prices ranging from $1.94-2.18 and via either Canopy or Square Trade. The prices listed for all of both other brands warranties are at more reasonable levels.
I'm wondering if it's some sort of weird promotion or a bug. In the latter case does anyone know how Amazon will respond when I tell them that for $125ish I don't want it after all?
Did you ever see history portrayed as an old man with a wise brow and pulseless heart, waging all things in the balance of reason?
Is not rather the genius of history like an eternal, imploring maiden, full of fire, with a burning heart and flaming soul, humanly warm and humanly beautiful?
Training a telescope on one’s own belly button will only reveal lint. You like that? You go right on staring at it. I prefer looking at galaxies.
-- Sarah Hoyt
That is an illustration that, in linguistics, aphorisms perceived to be axioms are peculiarly vulnerable to easy refutation.
However, if you interpret " 'i' before 'e,' except after 'c' " as a heuristic, with an implicit "in most cases:" then you can go straight to gaga (the mental state, not the Lady), if that's your bent.
“Be patient toward all that is unsolved in your heart, and try to love the questions themselves, like locked rooms, and like books that are now written in a very foreign tongue. Do not now seek the answers, which cannot be given you because you would not be able to live them. And the point is, to live everything. Live the questions now. Perhaps you will then gradually, without noticing it, live along some distant day into the answer.”Rainer Maria Rilke