Oh, the places you could go!

We are so different, we human beings -- not just in terms of gender, ethnicity, age, culture, and whether we prefer boxers or briefs (and whatever the female equivalent is thereof), but in terms of our specific likes, dislikes, fears, hopes, and desires. Of course, there are universals. For example, no one is particularly happy. They may say they are, but talk to them for five minutes and you will find out what they are unhappy about.

Okay, I suppose some children are happy, but that . . .

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