So to try and put it in context I went and watched the entire BBC series of teleplays on prehistoric life, rendered in full in CGI and semi-anthropomorphized to the hilt by the hand of some Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom writer cryogenically frozen in the mid 70s for just such a production.
Those were fun, but didn't really ask any of the Big Questions. Luckily when I got to the last episode, with our fellow apes kicking mammoth butt, there was this helpful contextual guide to the fate of humanity:
With neither a bang nor a whimper, just self inflicted shots to the balls.
:: posted by buermann @ 2007-10-15 22:21:31 CST |