Idiot Winds

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“Giscard considered the Americans ‘a little naive in an involuntary way.'”

Jimmy Carter in Africa, Nancy Mitchell

 

I read the above and thought “VoilĂ  le shade!” For whatever reason it recalled this verdict on la condition humaine:

 

“Yet we are chemosensory idiots.”

The Meaning of Human Existence, Edward O. Wilson

 

Sorry? What does either have to do with anything? Well, you see:

 

“One way to sum up the stupidity of this phase of my life, a phase I’m afraid is ongoing, would be to call it the phase of insights.”

The Dog, Joseph O’Neill