This journal is roughly 95% Friends Only because the older I get, the siller I get and the sillier I get, the older I feel and quite honestly I am sure my whinging on those subjects is an enormous bore to the general population.
"It is still a fairly astounding notion to consider that atoms are mostly empty space, and that the solidity we experience all around us is an illusion. When two objects come together in the real world - billiard balls are most often used for illustration - they don't actually strike each other. 'Rather,' as Timothy Ferris explains, 'the negatively charged fields of the two balls repel each other . . . were it not for their electrical charges they could, like galaxies, pass right through each other unscathed."