The Population Reference Bureau predicts that the world's total population will double to 7,000,000,000 before the year 2000.
"I suppose they will all want dignity," I said.
"I suppose," said O'Hare.
How nice -- to feel nothing, and still get full credit for being alive.
Like so many Americans, she was trying to construct a life that made sense from things that she found in gift shops.
As an Earthling, I had to believe whatever clocks said -- and calendars.