... I stared at the pictogram of a burger nestled between similar representations of shakes, sodas, and fries on the front of my register. I wondered why humankind seemed so set on destroying all of its accomplishments. We draw on cave walls, spend thousands of years developing complex language systems, the printing press, computers, and what do we do with it? Create a cash register with a picture of a burger on it, just in case the cashier didn't finish the second grade. One step forward, two steps back, like an evolutionary cha-cha.
Hold Me Closer Necromancer, Lish McBride