Genial or not?

It is often said that there is a thin line between madness and genius. This is true I suppose, and many of the geniuses that have enlightened us have also had eccentricities that have amused us.

It does however, not always hold true in the other direction. There are plenty of people that are straight up fucking mental without the genius part coming in.



  1. What used to keep me awake was wondering what they fed all the carnivores on for 40 days and nights.

    Meanwhile, watching a programme about the universe this evening, it crossed my mind that we can see objects thousands, millions, even billions of light years away – quite clearly impossible if the universe is only 6,000 years old. So surely, the creationists would cry, the science is wrong. Yet that very science – the ability to measure the speed of light, and distances using it – allows satellites to orbit the Earth and deliver the TV to their living rooms and the calls to their mobile phones.

    Now where’s a creationist to ask – can never find one when you need one…

    1. There are several good lines in that YouTube link, including my personal favourite, “let me sit down and strap in”, and his interesting speculations about the origins of the Loch Ness Tourist Monster (Gullibilitus americanus).

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