Friday, April 22, 2005

The Invasion of the Mind Snatchers

Sloppy language, sloppy thinking...
VATICAN CITY (CNN) -- Cardinal Joseph Ratzinger
of Germany has been selected by the Roman
Catholic church as the new pope.

How many people do you suppose read that phrase
and kept mouth-breathing, without questioning?

The Roman Catholic church didn't do squat here
because it exists only in minds.

It's a granfalloon, "a proud and meaningless
association of human beings." [Kurt Vonnegut]

What really happened was that a bunch of Herr
Ratzinger's sycophants told him he could have the
position of The Exalted One, The One and Only
Pope-guy thingy.

How many people do you know that mouth similar
tired phrases like this one from CNN, without

[Psst. CNN is another granfalloon. They're
all around us. Aack!]

Avoid 'em all like the plague because they could
be hazardous to your mental health.

Some little nothings about this particular