Thursday, December 3, 2009

The Asses of Balaam

"The Asses of Balaam" by Randall Garrett

"The remarkable characteristic of Balaam's ass was that it was more perceptive than its master. Sometimes a child is more perceptive—because more straightforward and logical—than an adult...."


Christopher B said...

Oddly enough, I seem to often find myself dealing with people whose asses are smarter than they are. And even more often dealing with people whose asses are just plain dumb. ;)

Jerry Cornelius said...

They're everywhere, aren't they? Now I can't get Frank Zappa reading from Naked Lunch out of my head.