Rémi says there are no conclusions to be drawn except those which take into account everything: each past event, each present moment's additions, and each known and unknown possibility that is yet to be. And barring this (because he and I both know it is impossible), you take it to the limit.

Come as close as possible.

I tell him to settle down, for he is practically yelling, drawing the attention of the students on the quad; but he just glares at me.

Don't sit there and tell me it isn't enough, Rémi says. You're not enough.