A pair of women walk by. They are on the far side of middle age, trim and fit. Everything about them says with calm dignity that they are professionals on vacation; from their neatly trimmed silver hair, to the crisp seams on their causal clothes. Possibly college professors of some practical art or administrators in some terribly efficient company.
"You see, you either do it." The first woman says in a crisp and serious tone. "Or you do not do it."
The conversations drifts by the scientist as they pass at a power walk.
"There is no try." The woman continues as the pass out of hearing.
For a long moment the scientist stares after them wishing to follow and figure out where that conversation came from and where on (or off) Earth is was going...