Quite a bizarre, and most apropos, thought bomb that went off in my head as I woke this morning. I’m surprised it’s never occurred to others – we are talking of creatures that occupy the same neurological and psychological space after all.
Still chuckling. If I need to explain it to those who don’t understand it, then they’re not very likely to be the kinds of folks amenable to understanding to begin with1. Pushed enough diarrhea uphill with a toothpick this week thank you very much. To use a Skepchick-Watsonism, you either get it or you don’t, duh.
1 – And when if you do work it out, remember, civilised, cosmopolitan folks are under no obligation to return a degree of respect any greater than that which they receive themselves. You might also remember the words of Thomas Jefferson –
“Ridicule is the only weapon which can be used against unintelligible propositions. Ideas must be distinct before reason can act upon them; and no man ever had a distinct idea of the trinity. It is the mere Abracadabra of the mountebanks calling themselves the priests of Jesus.”
Every bit as applicable to modern secular quasi-religious derangements. I am pretty confident Jefferson would agree.