Get Off My Lawn. Herein we grapple with the idea that things actually did used to be better than they are now. But which “back in the day” was the best day? Then we do some heavy thinking about the internet’s role in jacking us all up. We close with a consideration of both kindergarten teachers and exotic dancers, because of course we do.
Robot fell in love with cycling watching the older neighborhood kids ride wheelies down the street. It was the early '70s, and Evel Knievel was jumping motorcycles over buses. Everything seemed possible. From that moment, the die was cast (iacta alia est).
He studied philosophy in college, of course he did. That's what idealists do, romantics, kids who think there must be a better way. At the same time, bikes were carrying him everywhere, delivering all of life's gifts and surprises. Occasionally he crashed and didn't mind.