-- "In Germany there are two types of immigrants: model immigrants and problem immigrants. You have to decide early, because switching later is difficult."

-- "Similarly, I question whether Martin Luther’s experiences are all that relevant to our understanding of modern viral content."

-- "Hours after the Kennedy assassination, my parents and I experienced the shared horror of realizing that the Lee Oswald we knew, the one who had been in our house and sat at our dinner table, was the same man who had just been accused of killing the president."

-- "You kind of have to wonder if the the revolving door’s antisocial roots just might be what keeps us from using them."

-- "If we're going back to the oral culture, does the shift have to happen all at once? Can we transition through handwritten scrolls or cuneiform tablets first?"