From: The Simpsons, Episode 550 – Brick Like MeIn which Homer has trouble distinguishing between his dream of living in little Springfield made of Lego- a world where everything fits and nothing hurts, and the “real” Simpsons Springfield. The two worlds are merged and Homer has some fun, a few sacred assumptions are shown for what they are – “our religion is not true” and Homer realises fantasy ain’t all fun – even Moe’s beer is made of bricks – and retreats from his retreat having gained a few insights about living in the “real” world.
It takes a cartoon and toy bricks to show us what science struggles to understand and language can only attempt to describe – there is no clean line distinguishing between “reality” and “not reality” – because it is all real.
- Is this the “real” thing https://recoverynetworktoronto.wordpress.com/2013/07/03/is-this-the-real-thing-2/
- I will not obey the voices in my head https://recoverynetworktoronto.wordpress.com/2013/05/30/i-will-not-obey-the-voices-in-my-head-bart-simpson/
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