Quote by Douglas Hofstadter
For 13 to be unlucky would require there to be some kind of cosmic intelligence that counts things that humans count and that also makes certain things happen on certain dates or in certain places according to whether the number 13 'is involved' or not (whatever 'is involved' might mean).
This quote suggests that the notion of 13 being an unlucky number relies on the existence of a cosmic intelligence that associates certain events or outcomes with the number 13. It questions the basis of superstitions surrounding the number, implying that such beliefs would require a higher power specifically noting when the number is involved in certain situations. Ultimately, the quote challenges the rationality behind the belief in unluckiness associated with the number 13 and encourages a more logical perspective.
As I squatted on the grass at the edge of the woods, the pee felt hot between my legs. I watched in puddle in the dirt, the smell of it rising into the night. There was no difference between my piss and June's. That's what i thought when I looked at the dark circle on the ground. Piss is Piss.