Quoted and noted: Take this poll about the ‘utterly absurd’

16 Jul

“The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd; indeed in view of the silliness of the majority of mankind, a widespread belief is more likely to be foolish than sensible.” ~ Bertrand Russell

Indeed! Which of the following widely held beliefs do you find most absurd?

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One Response to “Quoted and noted: Take this poll about the ‘utterly absurd’”

  1. Snap, Crackle, Pop July 19, 2010 at 11:43 am #

    The “other” one: 18-year-olds can go to war, but not to a bar.

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