The Ten Most Shortsighted Notions Ever Entertained by Mankind

10. “The piece of land upon which I was conceived is inherently superior to the piece of land upon which you were conceived.”

9. “The invisible force that I believe controls the universe is inherently superior to the invisible force you believe controls the universe.”

8. “My kids will be fine as long as I pass along my wealth and influence without restriction.”

7. “That stupid thing I did? I’m too stupid to know it was stupid, and it’s your fault.”

6. “We don’t have to talk about it, they’ll hear about it from their friends, and besides, we’re really busy.”

5. “So what? I was in a hurry.”

4. “So what? I was drunk/high/tripping/on the nod.”

3. “I’m keeping it! It’ll be just like a doll, only real! We’ll survive on happiness!”

2. “By aligning myself with this established faction, I can effect change!”

1. “By aligning myself with this established faction, I can fight a perceived enemy while keeping the largest percentage of my negligible income out of the hands of the government I support!”

We’re all blind to certain realities. Also, this has been going on in exactly the same fashion since the dawn of civilization. Our bullshit isn’t new.

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