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Tuesday, August 17, 2004
The Answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything
When things get complicated, and frustrating, one should always try to find the answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything.

And the answer is?

The answer to the Ultimate Question of Life, the Universe and Everything, as given by the supercomputer Deep Thought, is "forty-two", aka 42.

According to the Guide, mice are 3-dimensional profiles of a pan-dimensional, hyper-intelligent race of beings. They built Deep Thought, the second greatest computer of all time and space, to tell them the answer to the question of life, the universe and everything. After seven and a half million years the computer divulges the answer: forty-two.

I loved the answer, and the books that came up with this answer, the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxies.
 
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