Going Overboard

Sifting through the wreckage at the Arizona Science Center with a serious Titanic fanatic

Later, over cheeseburgers, Paul tried one last time to explain to me the significance of "Titanic: The Artifacts Exhibit."

"The sinking of Titanic was a huge lesson in the danger of arrogance," he said. "It's the story of how the industrial revolution made man too self-confident, and a reminder that no matter how smart we get, we're never infallible. And if you forget that, you might end up a pair of broken eyeglasses, traveling around the country in a little Lucite box."

One liner: At the exhibit's opening, relics from the Titanic inspired Phoenicians to think about mortality, arrogance and a really cool color for the downstairs powder room.
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One liner: At the exhibit's opening, relics from the Titanic inspired Phoenicians to think about mortality, arrogance and a really cool color for the downstairs powder room.

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Continues through June 2, 2002. Call 602-716-2000
Arizona Science Center, 600 East Washington Street

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Which, I suppose, beats being snacked on by sea urchins.

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