Should a Happiness Machine, he wondered, be something you
can carry in your pocket?
Or, he went on, should it be something that carries you in <em>its</em> pocket?
"One thing I absolutely <em>know</em>," he said aloud. "It should be <em>bright</em>."
Leo Auffmann thinks
brightness equates to happiness, but considering the fact that his machine
ultimately goes up in flames (which are nothing if not bright), we're not sure
he's right about this one.