I think you need to add mental illness to your list.
I mean, next year it'll be 20 years since people started trying to explain stuff to Phat that he still doesn't want to understand.
Over and over again for 19 years we say the same thing and he still doesn't understand the argument. I don't mean accept the argument - he never will - I mean understand it, he actually fights against understanding.
Between our own lunacy and their obturation, it's all pretty pointless.
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Faith is the denial of observation so that Belief can be preserved."
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