I'd forgotten how often we saw Magritte (colubra) wrote,
I'd forgotten how often we saw Magritte
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People boggle me.

Fact: just because it was on CSI last week doesn't make it actually relevant to law enforcement or criminal procedure.
Fact: just because the entire cast of Beverly Hills 90210 was skinny does not mean everybody in California is skinny.
Fact: just because you saw on television a somewhat older gentleman informing you that Iraq has weapons of mass destruction does not mean that Iraq actually has weapons of mass destruction.

I am hating television, because it has trained all of us to look at anything in the box and think it MUST be true. It's a sad sort of laziness on the part of the average human being on the street- and in fairness, one I succumb to occasionally as well.
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    So at the show I went to last night, I'm pretty sure that 1 of the 2 people I spotted who were older than me was the father of someone in the band…

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