Bonus points for quoting one of my favorite stories.
Maybe they could keep selling them 20 years from now.
a. He's a he.
b. He's a teenager.
c. He goes to a school.
d. He wrote the word "gun" in a "fantasy" story.
Mandatory panic! Alert the police! Search EVERYTHING! Connect the dots!
Personally, I blame the teacher for not sufficiently explaining the limits of the assignment.
You have an essentially correct perception here, embedded in the psychological noise that accompanies these perceptions.
It is difficult to maintain a "rational and sane" perspective regarding these experiences - and encountering actual Reality? Reality is accessible only from a state of being that is "crazy" to the rational.
"Quis Troglodytarum troglodytae?"
A cat's purpose in life is to wage psychological warfare upon you; it's only right and proper that you retaliate in kind.
Dogs are for companionship. Cats are to keep you on your toes.
I live in the Canadian prairies. Our block heater is 400W. When it's -40, you need the heat.
"Grant is an engineer were did you come up with "scientist"?"
Engineering is a science, moron. Also, it's where, not were. Where did you go to school? Let me know so I can remember to not send my children there.
"Or, of course, they may all just be tired of filming 48 weeks out of every year, to get ten episodes."
That's pathetic. Over a month per episode.
At the beginning of the show, it was 'lets see if Hollywood special effects can be done without using special effects. No. Now here's how the special effects were done.'
Then, for a while, it was actually busting myths.
Now, it's 'Does physics actually work?' I stopped watching when I saw an episode where they were challenging the assertion that, given a vehicle moving at 30 mph, with a rear-facing air cannon that would shoot at tennis ball at 30 mph, the ball, when fired from the moving vehicle, would simply drop.