I've told this story to many naive greens before me, so self-absorbed in their own notions of human conflict and the meaning of war. Whenever I finish the tale they're always pale as Lyndon B's corrupt lyin' ass. I can't blame 'em. This story kept me up throughout my whole deployment in those damn j...
You hear about the latest computer that the Army’s using?
Well, this general puts in a question. The question is this: ‘Will there be peace or war in our time?’
The wheels whir. The lights flash. The machine grinds out the answer: *Yes.*
The general is upset. He feeds back the question: "Yes, what?"
The answer c...