Well," I said. "If you need me, I'll be outside, playing with sharp objects.
It is one of those lessons that every child should learn: Don't play with fire, sharp objects, or ancient artifacts.
If you want a language that tries to lock up all the sharp objects and fire-making implements, use Pascal or Ada: the Nerf languages, harmless fun for children of all ages, and they won't mar the furniture.
At first sight experience seems to bury us under a flood of external objects, pressing upon us with a sharp and importunate reality, calling us out of ourselves in a thousand forms of action.
Objects are what matter. Only they carry the evidence that throughout the centuries something really happened among human beings.
Sharp are the arrows of a broken heart.