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The why phase

Don't touch the sharp knives, Barney.

Why?

Because they've got sharp blades on them.

Why?

So they can cut things.

Why?

To make them smaller.

Why?

That makes things easier to cook.

Why?

Because small pieces of food cook faster.

Why?

It's something to do with conductivity, I think, but I can't remember all the details.

Why?

Because I'm getting old.

Why?

Everyone gets old.

Why?

That's what happens to people.

Why?

Something to do with entropy. And chemistry, I suspect.

Why?

Because bananas.

I want a sandwich.

(20th December 2005)