In Defense of Absurd Cosmologies, part III, or: conclusions drawn from several centuries of odd things falling from the sky

“I suppose that one of our main motives is to show that there is… nothing but the preposterous- or something intermediate to absolute preposterousness and final reasonableness- that the new is the obviously preposterous; that it becomes the established and disguisedly preposterous; that it is displaced, after a while, and is again seen to be preposterous.”

Charles Fort, The Book of the Damned

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