Has anyone else noticed that fortune cookies are less predictive and more instructive? I like them, and they’re good quotes, but they really aren’t fortune cookies any more so much as quote cookies. Take this one:
Enhance your karma by engaging in various charitable activities.
While I did derive some pleasure at scoffing and rolling my eyes at the various cookies telling me fame and fortune are in my future, I actually liked this one. If you’ve explored the site much, you know Ermi and I support charities and participate in fund raising activities when we can. Whether that has given us good karma or not, it’s something we will always strive to do, and in the next few months have a really exciting charity project all of you will be able to participate in.
The other fortune cookie I got reminded me of Plato’s allegory of the cave: