- Ignorance is bliss.
- It might never happen and there’s nothing you can do about it.
- It is going to happen and there’s nothing you can do about it.
- Run for your lives.
It's then I remember:
You know, all this explains a lot of things. All my life I've had this strange unaccountable feeling that something was going on in the world, something big, even sinister, and no one would tell me what it was.Thankfully I read this (or maybe saw the BBC series) at a young age and it helped explain those occasional moments in my life when it appeared the world around me was going to sh*t. Because as the wonderfully named Slartibartfast put it:
…that's just perfectly normal paranoia. Everyone in the Universe has that.