Monday, March 26, 2012

Autographs - Frank Herbert

I heard Frank Herbert speak at Rice University in 1970, while I was an undergraduate there. What I remember best about his talk was that he asked everyone to pledge never to buy a new internal combustion engine automobile. (Search for "combustion" on this web page, and you'll find the pledge.) I've always been known for my hatred of automobiles, and I jumped at the chance to take the pledge. (I've honored it, too, only buying used cars until 2006, when I bought my first new car, a hybrid Prius.)
(Index of autographs)

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