To believe or not to believe: that is the question.
I remember, when I was a kid, listening to a radio program in which a man who had started a movement to dress up farm animals was being interviewed. The position he took was that cows standing around with their udders visible were sexually provocative and unseemly. It sounded to me like a serious conversation. I knew that dressing up cows was a stupid idea, but it seemed no more stupid than other things I heard about regularly. I was taken aback, therefore, and embarrassed, to discover that it was a hoax. I had allowed myself to be taken in. more