(The concept expressed in the title of this post is for drunkards only. As is the following.)
Have you ever wondered how the world would be different if "Daylight Savings Time" didn't exist? Well, it USED to be that way, and we have no clue what might happen if we abolished it right this second on the basis that it is an artifice anyway:
"This information may be used in aggregate form in order to assess general user interest in various internal and third party products and services."
— FROM the new Kinja Rules
This is the sort of crap you get from a language translation program that doesn't really know the language. And never intended to. Oh, I'm wrong?…
Winnie the Pooh died today, just like Eeyeore figured he would.
Actual cnn.com bullet headline: "Missing boy with tumor found in Spain".
Is it really necessary to point out that what distinguishes this little boy from all the other lost little boys is that this little boy has a tumor? There's something vaguely icky about that, you know?
And that other stuff (acupuncture, vitamins, incantations) too.
This is a core principle of logic that we use at every moment.
But is it true? Suppose we're wrong about that and we just don't know it?
Would that matter?
What could possibly go wrong?
The most important thing to know about life is that life genuinely doesn't care about you. It's a color-crayon, fill-in-the-blanks, tangram deal. You can't be wrong. Also, you'll never be right.
A study has just come out stating that tryptophan - the chemical in turkey that makes you drowsy if you eat it - is made of pot.