“That bloke’s not normal.” So what IS normal? Not me. And probably not you, either.
Very few people ARE normal, thank gawd. In fact, MOST people – when you get to know them – are FAR from normal.
Essentially, the only difference between those inside and outside asylums is whether or not they can FUNCTION within society.
And those who are REALLY normal are to be pitied. My first wife’s brother was one such. He was so normal he made you want to SLAP him.
If everyone was normal, our society would be like the ones featured in those Fifties sci-fi shockers – where aliens who were metaphorical Communists had taken over people’s brains.
Imagine modern society being normal – think of how abysmal TV would be. Instead of enjoying “House MD” you would still be watching “Marcus Welby MD”. Instead of following “Monk” you’d be stuck with “Morse”.
So CELEBRATE being just another nut job – if you were normal, you wouldn’t be reading THIS!Ironic footnote: After 350-odd posts, this is the FIRST one WordPress’ checker has determined to be error-free. So much for a piece condemning normalcy!