My eight year old daughter and I love to philosophize.
In our living room is a fish tank, containing four goldfish and two algae eating snails. I brought the snails home separately and, afraid they would be eaten by the fish, gave them names that inspire feelings of hospitality: Martin Luther Snail, and Hypatia of Alexandria. Martin Luther was the first to arrive. He was slow, non-communicative and we admired his participation in the family. Steady, consistent, meticulous, n