Monday, February 1, 2021

Quote of the Day (Mark Twain, on the Human Tendency to Gullibility)

“There isn't anything so grotesque or so incredible that the average human being can't believe it."— American novelist, short-story writer, lecturer and journalist Mark Twain (1835-1910), Autobiography of Mark Twain (1906)

For the latest example—and surely not the last—of this phenomenon, the concept of “the average human being” will have to be defined down, given Rep. Marjorie Turner Greene’s other-worldly speculation about a “space laser” spreading California wildfires—involving a Jewish banking firm.

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