(About a 11 minute read)
“I begin with the principle that all men are bores. Surely no one will prove himself so great a bore as to contradict me in this.” — Soren Kierkegaard
PAUL: You! Woman! Tell me fast because I don’t have any time today for you and your precious small talk. I’m under a tight publishing schedule. My readers are hungry for new flesh. Answer me: What makes me the world’s best conversationalist? You should know. You’re one of the people still talking to me. Thirty seconds.
TERESUMS: Paul, I feel pressured. You’re not being fair!
PAUL: Got it! I’m great because because I’m not fair. What else? Twenty seconds.
TERESUMS: But Paul, I didn’t meant that!
PAUL: Got it! I never say what I mean. Fifteen now.
TERESUMS: Paul, you can’t be serious. Wait! I said nothing! Nothing!
PAUL: Serious about nothing. You’re being a great help. Wrap it up now. Bottom line!
TERESUMS: Paul, you’re off your meds. I can tell.
PAUL: Always on drugs. Great key factors, Terese! You’re a great help — for a girl!
TERESUMS: I swear by Krishna, if I ever get my hands even near your throat….Paul? Are you there, Paul?
Dear Readers, please take note this post is firmly in keeping with the excellent standards and traditions of Café Philos and of me, Paul Sunstone. It is guaranteed not fair, not what I mean, not serious, and I swear I was on drugs when I wrote it. Enjoy, you insatiable flesh eating beasts!
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