Inserting as many layers between the message and reality as possible

Raymond Chen

Some time ago I received a message that described a situation that was “based on a reality-based scenario.” Wow, how many layers away from reality can you get? It wasn’t a real scenario. It wasn’t a reality-based scenario. It was based on a reality-based scenario.

Then again, I’m just adding to the problem. I’m writing a message about a situation based on a reality-based scenario…


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