Chapter 14 Epigraph
Author: John Ruskin
Work: Time and Tide, Letter V
Some more of his more memorable quotes can be found here.
Here's an excellent article that explains briefly a little bit of the geeky science behind this, far better than I ever could, and it turns out that there's a bit of real science to back it up. Here's the article.
However, according to this article quantum communication like this would be impossible, so we won't be ditching the mobile phones too soon.
Chapter 15 Epigraph
Author: William Blake
Work: 'A Memorable Fancy', The Marriage of Heaven and Hell
Blake's The Marriage of Heaven & Hell takes the form of familiar texts such as Dante's Inferno and Milton's Paradise Lost in following a human's exploration of hell and the afterlife. Rather than exploring institutionalised forms of good and evil, Blake in fact purports the repressive nature of institutional religion and strict notions of morality. Here's the Wikipedia article for a bit more information.
A particularly unique interpretation of this part of The Marriage of Heaven and Hell, comes in the form of the heavy metal band Ulver, with this song based on plates 6-7. Information on the whole album can be found here. Also, here's the video if you're interested...