“That’s the thing about girls.  Every time they do something pretty, even if they’re not much to look at, or even if they’re sort of stupid, you fall half in love with them, and then you never know where the hell you are.  Girls.  Jesus Christ.  They can drive you crazy.  They really can.”  ~Holden Caulfield, in J.D. Salinger’s The Catcher in the Rye

It’s worth noting that Holden Caulfield is 16.  😉

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  1. …I think I was around the same age when I came upon the “locality principle”… it is quite similar to Holden’s observation, and I cannot say that his word did not help inform me of this idea..!


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