|I really can't stand when people argue about things they don't fully comprehend. There are these two guys at work who usually start up a little discussion sometime each day which typically goes something like this:
Guy 1: Did you hear about [this completely stupid thing]? I think it means [this completely ridiculous conclusion]. Just admit it, neither of you is the slightest bit sure of what you're talking about, so just take 14 seconds and Google it so you at least have a partially basic understanding of the things you know nothing about. I'm not saying the citizens of the world need to be experts about everything, and I'm not saying it's a horrible thing to be ignorant on a certain topic. But just admit it. Come to terms with your lack of knowledge and say, "You know what? Before I continue to spew my informationlessness and utter lies, I'll shut my damn mouth and look it up." #psychology
Guy 2: I heard it means [this other completely ridiculous conclusion].
Guy 1: I hadn't considered [that completely ridiculous conclusion], but I think I'm right because I think I heard it somewhere.
Guy 2: I think I'm right too because I think I read it somewhere, though I have no actual data upon which to base [my completely ridiculous conclusion] and no credible sources with which to back up my lack of data.
Me: I wonder how many crayons I would need to stick up my nose before my brain would rupture and I would be prevented from hearing this.