No Offense

“The enormity of their flat brain, the enormity of their stupidity, is just overwhelming. Try to look [at one] in the eye with great intensity, and the intensity of stupidity that is looking back at you is just amazing.” This is Werner Herzog talking about chickens in a clip directed by Siri Bunford. I naturally associated the quote with various biped encounters I’ve had over the years in…aahh, let’s say sports bars.

14 thoughts on “No Offense

  1. MarkVH on said:

    Or Republican Conventions.

  2. No other animal has the kind of intelligence human beings have but so what. How long has it taken us to realize how smart chimps really are or dolphins or elephants…as smart as we are our thinking is limited on certain subjects – this is one of them. And anyway, I don’t know that intelligence is really all that matters. Look what our so-called intelligence has delivered – great things and terrible things You’d be shocked to know how many Americans still believe in Creationism.

  3. Read up on chickens, Herzog, and see how stupid you are. Also see Ira Glass on Letterman, and United Poultry Concerns’ website.

  4. Read up on chickens, Herzog, and see how stupid you are. Also see Ira Glass on Letterman, and United Poultry Concerns’ website.

  5. Having read the headline and about half the text on my blogroll, STUNNED that this turned out not to be a political post.

  6. “And anyway, I don’t know that intelligence is really all that matters. Look what our so-called intelligence has delivered – great things and terrible things”

    I always find it funny when animal lovers seem to imply that a world ruled by chickens or dolphins or dogs or whatever would be some peaceful utopia unsullied by human evil. Have you ever observed animals in any sort of close quarters? The bastards fight all the time, eat each other, etc. They’d be just as twatty as humans are.

  7. Could I get a clarification? Is this just American sports bars, or do English/foreign pubs during football (durrr, soccer) matches count also?

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