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Some of my knuckle-headed friends like simple explanations that are not “rocket science.” Hey Connors, “You’re into all that health stuff; how do I lose a lot of weight real fast?” At which point I suggest they, “put on a fully loaded weight vest and sprint up sand dunes in the afternoon sun. Everybody’s doing it. You’ll look great in no time!”
There’s a nearly 100 % chance your IQ is higher by some magnitude than some of my friends. You might actually question my advice instead of saying, “OK, cool. I’ll give it a try.” If critical thinking is not a skill set, at some point one does something stupid because it was easy to understand, and that’s the way everyone is doing it.
Over the past couple months I’ve been watching billions and billions of episodes of “COSMOS, A Space Time Odyssey,” hosted by Neil Degrasse Tyson. This stuff is rocket science. And it’s wonderful.