Coming home from the market last night, with my headlight set to "red flash", I saw two pairs of red flashing marble-sized objects ahead. I switched to full-beam white light, and saw two cats, one of which quickly moved away, but the other continued to stare, and its eyes reflected back a bright greenish-yellow light.

I keep playing with my Conway's Life program, seeing simple stable and bistable patterns quickly emerge, many being later absorbed into, or destroyed by, patterns which exhibit cancerous growth rates; finally, usually after a few hundred to a few thousand generations, the "world" reverts to stable and bistable (blinking) patterns. It is very illustrative of the cancerous culture spawned by agriculture, and shows hope that someday this exponential growth will cease and the earth can start to heal.

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