“To ravage, to slaughter, to usurp under false titles, they call empire; and where they make a desert, they call it peace.”—Calgacus, Caledonian cheiftan (from modern day Scotland), on the Romans. Quoted in Agricola by Tacitus. (via concepthuman)
Megan: DEL C’MERE Me: What what what Megan: Shhhh (points) Me: TINY BABY TURKEYS Cal: LEMME OUT LEMME OUT LEMME OUT Megan: Come on, we can get out through the front door. Cal: NUUUUUUH LEMME OOOOOUT Both of us: (escape Cal, go outside to watch baby birbs) Me: LISTEN TO THEM THEY SOUND LIKE VIDEO GAMES. Megan: LOOK HOW CUTE THEY ARE. Me: MEGAN I WANNA HUG THE BABY TURKEYS AND THE TURKEY MAMA. Megan: No. Both of us: (go back inside) Cal: I AM BETRAAAAAAYED Me: Aw, poor thing. How about some noms? Cal turkey noms! Both of us: …… Me: (feeds Cal turkey) this is effed up. Megan: It’s like Narnia.
One, I did not say “No.” I said “If you can catch them” and you adopted a quitter attitude.
Two, you’re leaving out the part where Cal’s lost his voice so all that’s coming out is the most pitiful little enraged squeak you can imagine.
“At the beginning of the Portal development process, we sat down as a group to decide what philosopher or school of philosophy our game would be based on. That was followed by about 15 minutes of silence, and then someone mentioned that a lot of people like cake.”—Erik Wolpaw, writer of Portal. (via elucipher)