“If what I say now seems to be very reasonable, then I will have failed completely. Only if what I tell appears absolutely unreasonable have we any chance of visualizing the future as it really will happen.”
1. Photographic Memory
We have all heard of people with so called “photographic memories”. Usually we use it when referring to someone who has an above average ability to recall information about the past or about their surroundings. True photographic memory of the kind exhibited by Stephen Wiltshire is truly a rare but amazing gift. Mr. Wiltshire is an autistic savant and those that know him call him “the living camera”. When he was 11 years old he drew a perfect representation of the aerial view of London after a single helicopter ride, down to the correct number of windows on the major buildings of the city. This is perhaps one of the coolest feats of the human brain I have ever seen.
2. Tertiary Neurosyphilis
Tertiary neurosyphilis, is the most interesting form of syphilis from a cultural point of view. Just before the onset of paralysis, the sufferer is beset with delusions of grandeur, a sense of understanding everything, a sense that he is on the verge of some monumental discovery which will forever change the course of history, as well as a sense that some divine electricity is coursing through his veins.
Doug Stanhope gets hammered and peers into the bottom of his bottle to see the world of the future. Specifically, the year 4,054,622,225 or something.
After you’ve watched this, go check out a classic bit of Stanhope’s stand-up: Stop Being Interesting, Take These Drugs
Norm Macdonald has a great line: “When I was a kid, if you had a penis you were a boy. But back then, we weren’t enlightened like people today.”
It’s true: we now live in an “enlightened” society where you can pick which gender you are. And no one has the right to tell you that you are bat-shit crazy.
Which gave me an idea.
In almost every sport, an average man is as good as a top-notch woman. Any man who comes in 17th in the male Olympics will win Gold in the women’s Olympics. So, why not tell the world that you are a woman and go win a bunch of gold medals at the next Olympics? Who would dare to tell you that you aren’t a women!
Anyway, I wanted to write a funny and interesting blog post on this, but someone already beat me to the punch. So go read this and then get rich and famous in your new beautiful life as a woman.