Reading: Chapter 22.3-22.5
When you examine a system for security problems, or design a system
with strengthened security, creativity in anticipating problems is
a major factor in the success of your work. Here are some creative
answers to the riddle, "Why did the chicken cross the
A child might answer: "To get to the other side." But
what would others answer?
Plato: For the greater good.
Aristotle: It is the nature of chickens to cross roads.
Karl Marx: It was an historical inevitability.
Timothy Leary: Because that's the only trip the establishment would let it take.
Captain James T. Kirk: To boldly go where no chicken has gone before.
Machiavelli: The point is that the chicken crossed the road. Who cares why? The end of crossing the road justifies whatever motive there was.
Jack Nicholson: `Cause it freakin' wanted to. That's the freakin' reason.
Oliver Stone: The question is not, "Why did the chicken cross the road?" Rather, it is "Who was crossing the road at the same time, whom we overlooked in our haste to observe the chicken crossing?"
Albert Einstein: Whether the chicken crossed the road or the road moved beneath the chicken depends upon your frame of reference.
Ralph Waldo Emerson: The chicken did not cross the road; it transcended it.
Ernest Hemingway: To die. In the rain.
Colonel Sanders: What, I missed one?