Extra Credit Assignment
was a great man, he was. If it hadn't been for him, there would
have been no nuclear war stories. I really liked "The Day After"
but I only saw it on a black and white TV when I was six years old.
Oh well. I read "Alas, Babylon" when I was a kid, it was
also pretty good, but I think there weren't enough deaths. I mean,
after what Carl Sagan, rest his soul, said about the nuclear winter,
we all pretty much know that no one would survive a nuclear war,
so what's the point? I guess some crazy terrorists might get a hold
of a bomb someday and blow something up just to say, "Hey,
we're like, cool," or something, but I hope it doesn't happen
in New York, that's where I want to live when I grow up. Why am
I taking a physics class, anyway? I'm a psychology major. My dad
hoped I might learn something. I think I'm proving him wrong.