The Annals of Taxonomy: Getting into Alignment…
From Geekosystem, “The Ten Greatest Alignment Charts of All Time“:
… we can tell you definitively that alignment charts seem to be blowing up all over the place lately… For those not familiar with them, alignment charts draw from classic Dungeons and Dragons, breaking characters down by two axes: Law-Chaos (lawful, neutral and chaotic) and Good-Evil (good, evil, and neutral). An alignment chart in meme terms, then, is a 3×3 grid comprised of nine characters from a given movie, game, or other pop culture happening.
See them all– from The Big Lebowski and The Office to Technology Pioneers and Dr. Who– here.
As we consider our own places in the scheme of things, we might recall that it was on this date in 1907 that Pike Place Market, the longest continuously-running public farmers market in the US, opened in Seattle. It currently serves roughly 10 million visitors per year.