I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I needed to be.
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent disinclination to do so.
“Last Chance to See”
He felt that his whole life was some kind of dream and he sometimes wondered whose it was and whether they were enjoying it.
“Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy”
Douglas Adams (1952 – 2001) was the creator of the The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, a whimsical science fiction novel published in 1979. The Hitchhiker’s Guide was originally a BBC radio program first broadcast in 1978; later the book and its sequels became cult favorites with college students and sci-fi fans around the world. The book’s popular characters included Arthur Dent, Ford Prefect and Zaphod Beeblebrox; sequels included Restaurant at the End of the Universe (1980) and So Long, and Thanks For All the Fish (1984). Adams also wrote Dirk Gently’s Holistic Detective Agency (1987). Adams died in 2001 after suffering a heart attack at a gym in Santa Monica, California.
Because Adams’s middle name was Noel, he is often referred to as “DNA” by fans.
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