After years of fear that the government will take control of the Internet, now everyone is begging them to do it. The two liberal commissioners on the FCC pretty much said that problems are coming and rules need to be put in place. This pre-crime thinking will result in regulation that will encroach on everything.
As a kid, I read this comic and laughed (of course). In recent years, however, I've used it as a bit of advice. I'm not as crazy as Calvin. I don't set the bar for events in my life to be as low as possible, but I also don't assume that whatever I do today is going to turn out to be perfect.
One can't expect to be flawless, so don't let it get you down when you're not.
It's a different file for every programmer. Sometimes they wrote it, sometimes they found it and knew they had to save it. They read over the lines, and weep at their beauty, then the tears turn bitter as they remember the rest of the files and the inevitable collapse of all that is good and true in the world.
Somewhere there's a database programmer surrounded by empty Mountain Dew bottles whose husband thinks she's dead.