An example of loony was Al Gore claiming in 2005 sea levels would rise by a meter or more in 10 years unless we did what he told us and made him a billionaire.
You live in a very interesting parallel universe. Can you share more of your alternate history? It sounds fascinating and definitely an example of loony.
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve immortality through not dying. -- Woody Allen