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Aarontology: This is what happens when a significant portion of the population disdains knowledge in favor of mouth drooling ignorance.
Cythraul: It's caused by magnets.
Pocket Ninja: You know, it's not that I don't believe that there a lot dumb people reading CNN, because there are, but if the confusion is based around not being entirely sure of the distinction between a "lunar" and a "solar" eclipse, I'm inclined to forgive that as somewhat legitimate confusion.If the confusion stems from the word "eclipse," though, and encompasses a mindset built around the vague notion that some great demon goat is eating the sun, well, that's a different story.
ArkAngel: [img.metro.co.uk image 636x336]Mr. Burns
PsyLord: It's caused by your GOD demanding a virgin sacrifice, preferably on an altar. Throwing her into a volcano is also acceptable.