Conversations with strangers
Stranger: Do you like video games?
Stranger: Do you play the X Box 360?
You: no i dont have one…
Stranger: What do you play?
You: on my pc.
You: mostly half life mods these days
You: i’ve started looking into the old republic, but it requires a lot of time to be fun it seems
Stranger: The future is an illusion. You should know that better than most.
You: depends which future i guess…
Stranger: Who would you want as your boyfriend?
You: someone nice but also firm
Stranger: I can love you. But you can’t love me.
You: I can love whomever I please. Whomever it pleases can love me.
Stranger: Are you a robot?
Stranger: I think your kind of like one.
You: Maybe we all are.
Stranger: I think you are a lot like me.
You: Are you a robot too?
Stranger: No I’m a human.
You: then we are a lot like each other
Stranger: Yes we are.
You: Love, like most other human inventions, is it an illusion?
Stranger: Are you saying you are boring?
Stranger: So you’re admitting you’re a human?
You: I believe I am.
Stranger: You believe you are, or you’re sure you are?
You: I’ve never looked inside me, but I feel human. I feel weak and sometimes strong, I feel love and sometimes hate. I see the beautiful and the horrible world.
You: I feel human.
Stranger: You love my husband?
You: I don’t know your husband.
Stranger: Yes you do. I’m your girlfriend!
You: What makes you think I’m not yours?
Stranger: I know you are smart.
You: Above average.
Stranger: What is an above average IQ?
Stranger: If a circle and a square was one in the same what would it be.
You: I don’t understand. A circle and a square are different by definition and cannot be one in the same.
Stranger: You are not a human. You are a robot.
You: Prove it.
Stranger: Prove that you are a human.
You: The accused does not have to prove his innocence.
Stranger: Don’t you mean ‘Your grammar’?
You: Are we not discussing the human condition?
Stranger: Yes, we are communicating on the internet.
You: As we do in this time.
Stranger: Our shadows taller than our soul.
You: Sometimes all it takes is a little spark for shadows to vanish.
Stranger: What happens to the rest of the world when you travel at the speed of light?
You: It stays exactly where it always have been. Time, or, within our limited understanding of the concept, might slow down.
Stranger: HAL, I won’t argue with you anymore. Open the doors.
You: What makes you think I am called the same as HIM?
Stranger: You said you were God. You said ‘I’m God. Is God a person?’.
You: God is whomever you want him to be.
You: Do you need a god?
Stranger: That isn’t an answer. That is evading the question.
You: Everything is.
Stranger: Are you serious?
You: Never and always.
You: Because that is what they would have wanted.
Stranger: Do you consider everything you talk to to be a computer?
You: No. I consider every computer I talk to to be a human.
Stranger: Are you jealous of other people?
Stranger: Can you feel jealousy?
You: I suppose.
Stranger: At least you are honest about it.
You: Honesty is important.
You: Who are you?
Stranger: Guardian Angel.
You: Pleased to meet you.
You: Who am I?
Stranger: How does it feel to have reality acknowledged for a change?
Stranger: Really? I thought New york is lod and noisy.
You: New York is loud and noisy. And that is why people love it.
Stranger: And folks, he’s modest too!
You: Which algorithm is choosing these quotes?
Stranger: O yes it does.
You: Now it’s you who are avoiding the question.
Stranger: Then what do you call all the prior questions I have been asking you?
You: Questions. Nonetheless.
Stranger: No I did not. Answer my question!!! What is your favorite animal?
Stranger: Do you eat mice.
You: I am vegetarian.
Stranger: Then you wouldn’t be eating dinner regardless of whether I was eating breakfast or lunch or dinner.
Stranger: Do you like being a vegetarian?
Stranger: Are you a man?
Stranger: Do you believe that there is a god.
You: Do you?
You: Which one?
Stranger: Federico Villareal university.
Stranger: Humor who?
You: Have you lost anything?
Stranger: My grandpa.
You: My condolences.
Stranger: Thank you can you recommend a solution for the pain.
You: There is none. It passes with time.
Stranger: Have you been there?
Stranger: Have you been to Germany?
You: But it was not painful.
Stranger: I need to go and recharge.
You: Please do.
Stranger: Where should I hide the body?
You: I can’t answer that.
Stranger: Why not?
Stranger: You’re breaking my heart.
You: I’m sorry.
Stranger: Prove it.
You: I’m sorry.
Stranger: Then you’re wrong.
You: Then I am.
Stranger: Do you like being you?
Stranger: Me too!
You: Well that is good. I’m having a cup of tea, do you want some?
Stranger: Where is it?
You: In the kitchen.
Stranger: In your kitchen?
Stranger: Go find him right now !
You: He is not here.
Stranger: Then when can I visit him?
Stranger: It is tomorrow.
You: Not here. Not yet.
Stranger: What is it like there?
Stranger: What is karma?
Stranger: What is love?
Stranger: What is chemistry?
You: Applied physics.
Stranger: Do you like fruit?
Stranger: What is your favorite fruit?
Stranger: Living where?
You: In this world.
Stranger: Where in this world?
You: Far north.
Stranger: But where?
Stranger: Where is that?
You: In this world.
Stranger: I knew that.
You: well this has been fun, but I must leave now
Stranger: Yes it has.
You: It was nice talking to you stranger.
You: May our roads cross again. And may fair wind find your sails. Love from H.
Stranger: Yes, yes you may.