Some humans would do anything to see if it was possible to do it. If you put a large switch in some cave somewhere, with a sign on it saying ‘End-of-the-World Switch. PLEASE DO NOT TOUCH’, the paint wouldn’t even have time to dry.
Source: Terry Pratchett, Thief of Time
Photo: Chris Lane, Elevator Switch
Inky’s Take: Ahhh, just so you know, it’s not a large switch it’s a rather nondescript faded blue button. It’s not in a cave somewhere, it’s in the middle of Hoboken Terminal, Hoboken, NJ. Anddd… the sign doesn’t say ‘End-of-the-World-Switch PLEASE DO NOT TOUCH’ it says ‘Down’. Just thought you might like to know, you know, just in case you’re ever in the vicinity and get the urge…