“Hard to fathom, isn’t it? Just an optical illusion, beamed from a satellite burrowed deep below the Nevada desert. Just an image, like a projector screen” He smiled. “Smoke and mirrors, my boy. Smoke and mirrors”
“Astronomers?! Ha!” he spat “Astronomers are crooks and crazies, ghoulish wretches pulling the wool over the eyes of the public, and then choking the public with the same piece of wool. My boy, there is a special circle of hell reserved for astronomers, I will tell you that much. They make me sick, the lab-coated slime who peer into their little toys and croak their gibberish: ‘Look, a Quasar’, or ‘Ahh, a Supernova!’. Utter nonsense. They should be publicly beaten and pissed upon”
“Anyway, one day I brought a crowbar to work and bashed open a secret file cabinet. Inside were hundreds of documents detailing the truth about the ‘moon” – he made little quotation gestures as he said this – “and everything to do with it.
“Well… I… I guess I find it hard to believe that every single human being before the year 1917 was crazy. That they all hallucinated the same exact thing… I mean, it just doesn’t make any sense”
People before 1917 were crazy, and when they claimed to see the moon, it was probably just the opium talking
“Stars!” he threw his hands up in the air “Don’t get me started about stars!”
Originally posted by beergoggles
OH MY GAWD.
That is the biggest load of crap I have ever seen in my life.