What every week needs – a really good advertisement. Who cares that they’re hawking some service you don’t need or want? This is just superb:

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I love Scott Adams’ concept of humans being nothing more than moist robots. Here is a stunning little story called “They’re made out of meat” by Hugo and Nebula award winner Terry Bisson, reproduced on Thomas Bätzler’s website:
“They’re made out of meat.”
“Meat?”
“Meat. They’re made out of meat.”
“Meat?”
“There’s no doubt about it. We picked several from different parts of the planet, took them aboard our recon vessels, probed them all the way through. They’re completely meat.”

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