July 29th, 2011

krazy koati

Back in school again Maxwell plays the fool again, teacher gets annoyed

[ A stage. Two figures. One holds a gun, which fires at the other. ]

``You shot me!''

``Oh, you're overreacting. The most superficial examination would show how actually nobody shot you.''

``What are you talking about?''

``I am trying, in the spirit of fair, open-minded discussion, to explain all the ways you do not understand the obvious. For the first of your many fallacies I shall note I've done nothing: if anything has shot you, it's a bullet.''

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[ Responsible authorities arrive, and recovery is swift and without complications, so all is well, because I never write tragic stuff. ]

Trivia: The average daily intake of about one milligram of lead results in about 0.1 milligram being absorbed by the body. Source: Nature's Building Blocks: An A-Z Guide To The Elements, John Emsley.

Currently Reading: The Great War And Modern Memory, Paul Fussell.