A sign in the daycare room at the local Y 02.18.2010 by David Murray // 2 Comments "Ask before doing anything."
In theory, wouldn’t the act of asking be considered doing something. Therefore, I would need to ask if it’s okay for me to ask to do something. And since I can’t do that, I can’t do anything. Which would make we want to leave. But then leaving would be doing something, and I’d need to ask and…
well, then I’m a five-year-old stuck in hell.
David Murray says
Granted, Rueben, it is a toughie.
(I enjoy imagining what unthinkable crime one kid committed–stealing an airplane and flying it into an office building perhaps?–that exasperated a downtrodden Y worker to post the Universal Ask.)