Lessons From Popular Culture

[Peter Griffin]: “I read about this in a book once.”

[Brian Griffin]: “Are you sure it was a book, Peter? Are you sure it wasn’t…. nothing?”

A surprising number of positions people hold are based on nothing.


3 Responses to “Lessons From Popular Culture”

  1. I still wonder about the causality. Something had to cause their brain-state, even if that something wasn’t evidence of their belief being true.

    • Yes, but so what? We know generally why they respond as they do – that’s the response with the greatest strength in their network, the most powerful signal arising from the static. Why that particular response became so powerful isn’t really important.

  2. not nothing, cobbled together from anecdotes and childhood.

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