Friday, 14 October 2005

Fewtril #32

It is considered the height of intellectual sophistication amongst our sophisticated flatheads to entertain equally a plethora of interpretations that are widely unequal in their reasonableness, and then to come down on the side of the one that best fits their political views. In other words, it is the height of intellectual sophistication to be unreasonable and arbitrary.


Akaky said...

But wasnt this always true?

Deogolwulf said...

I think it more so now than it was, say, a hundred years ago, but you're right - the "now" in the sentence is misleading. I shall remove it at once.

The Pedant-General said...

And whilst you are about it, you might wish to correct the typo: "PlethOra", is I believewhat you want.

Toodle Pip!

Deogolwulf said...

Oops. Ta!