There once lived an extraordinarily rational Elephant. So rational was Elephant, that he dedicated himself to dialogue. Everything, in fact, was up for debate. There was no conversation he would refuse to engage in, and he prided himself in his willingness to engage others.
One day Elephant was walking through the forest, enjoying a brand new cigar and humming a jazz tune to display his cultural proficiency. As it happened, another forest animal was walking through the very same forest that day: Mouse. Mouse was also extraordinarily rational. Mouse loved a good book — especially the great ones — and fully appreciated the stimulating nature of dialogue.
On that fateful day, Elephant happened to be unaware of his surroundings and didn’t see Mouse walking past him. This led Elephant to step on Mouse’s toes.
“HOLY FUCK THAT HURTS!” exclaimed Mouse. “GET THE FUCK OFF MY TOES!”
“Oh, dear me!” replied Elephant…
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