Mike Schilling

Mike has been a software engineer far longer than he would like to admit. He has strong opinions on baseball, software, science fiction, comedy, contract bridge, and European history, any of which he's willing to share with almost no prompting whatsoever.

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  1. North says:

    I have always enjoyed that the Ephebians call their elected leader the “Tyrant” and their philosophers are hysterical.Report

    • North in reply to North says:

      This in turn also reminds me of the professional listener from Pyramids as well, that was a quite amusing character.Report

    • Mike Schilling in reply to North says:

      They are hysterical, but it’s in a very Monty Pythonish way. And that’s not hard to do: take any philosophical-sounding statement, and append a crude British insult.

      “God is that which has all perfections, you bloody bastard.”

      “Truth is that which I perceive clearly and distinctly, so shove it up yer bum.”Report

  2. Will Truman says:

    Ephebe is probably my favorite place on the Discworld.Report