The public parts of my notebook.
Context: John Siracusa is notorious for being ruthlessly logical.
Merlin Mann: “It’s just hitting me now that you’re a father to those kids and they have to live up to your standards.”
John Siracusa: “They don’t they just ignore me. They could give two craps what I…”
Merlin Mann, apeing Siracusa: “‘If you can’t define it, how can you defend it?’”
John Siracusa: “The smarter they get, the more their brains develop, the more I gain power over them, because my biggest tool is reason and logic.”
From Children’s Shoes, the latest episode of Reconcilable Differences.