“Literally Unbelievable” is one of those soul crushing websites that document the gullibility of the average person.

Which is why I both love and hate it. Most of the time it’s highly amusing, but then I stop and realize these people can vote. In fairness, The Onion can sound convincingly real and, at times, oddly prescient, but a lot of these news items are so ridiculous that you’d have to have the brains of gravel to take them seriously. Yet many, many, too many people do.

Top Ten Facebook Reactions to the Onion of 2011, Part I

10. Hey, science jerks: just get over it already and pray!

9. It’s not true

8. “Yeah, well, you know, that’s just, like, your opinion, man.”

7. WHO ARE YOU WHERE AM I

6. “The struggle itself toward the heights is enough to fill a man’s heart. One must imagine Sisyphus happy.”

2 thoughts on ““Literally Unbelievable” is one of those soul crushing websites that document the gullibility of the average person.

  1. Yep, some people are as smart as a box of rocks.  You can even tell people you’re lying, and they’ll still believe you if it fits their worldview.

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