“You know, medicine is not an exact science, but we are learning all the time. Why, just fifty years ago, they thought a disease like your daughter’s was caused by demonic possession or witchcraft. But nowadays we know that Isabelle is suffering from an imbalance of bodily humors, perhaps caused by a toad or a small dwarf living in her stomach.”-Theodoric of York: Medieval Barber (aka Steve Martin)

In another example of life imitating parody, the following is an excerpt from an interview with Dr. Abd Al-Baset Al-Sayyed of the Egyptian National Research Center explaining why the world ought use “Mecca Mean Time” in lieu of Greenwich Mean Time.

This means is that when you are in Mecca, the ability of the blood to carry oxygen to the tissues is greater than anywhere else in the world.

Anybody who studies human chemistry knows that all circulation in the human body is to the right. All the components are called “dextro-rotatary,” which means circulating to the right. They call it dextro-rotatory, which means circulating to the right. When I’m circulating [the Ka’ba] from right to left, anti-clockwise, I increase my body’s circulation, and consequently I am filled with energy.

[This article can also be found at Release The Hounds!]

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