One synapse, by itself, is more like a microprocessor–with both memory-storage and information-processing elements–than a mere on/off switch. In fact, one synapse may contain on the order of 1,000 molecular-scale switches. A single human brain has more switches than all the computers and routers and Internet connections on Earth.
“Zoro doesn’t care about Sanji and Sanji doesn’t care about Zoro. They don’t get along, and they’re incapable of having civil conversations with each other. Despite being of the same age group and having joined in early on, coupled with similarities in their personalities and roles as protectors and main fighters of the Strawhats, they cannot relate to each other at all. Their friendship is literally just about rivalry. Seriously, they hate each other.” – someone who hasn’t read/watched one piece properly, probably
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1. When George Foreman was asked why he named all 5 of his sons “George” he replied “Joe Frazier, Muhammad Ali, Ken Norton, Evander Holyfield… you let them hit on the head and see how many names you can think of"
2. Ben and Jerry’s have their cows massaged as a part of treating them ethically
3. The current President of Iceland claims that he would ban pineapple as a topping on pizzas if he were allowed to pass laws on his own.
4. In Thailand, pigtailed macaques are trained to harvest coconuts. Males can harvest up to 1,600 coconuts in one day, while their human overlords can only harvest about 80.
“Tens of millions of people believe in conspiracy theories,” Dartmouth political science professor Brendan Nyhan tells CNN. “It’s not a reflection of mental illness or pathology. It’s a common thing that otherwise smart and well-informed people do.”
What has changed, though, since the heyday of the John Birch Society in the 1960s, is the rate of proliferation and speed at which the dark whispers turn to public pronouncements.