Logic

A session on Memory Training is on.

What is your date of birth?

22nd January, 1987.

You were born on a Thursday.

The hall reverberates with applause. Later in the hotel room, I ask my fellow trainer,

“Why do you need to pull ribbons out of a hat? We are training the students to improve memory with scientific methods.”

“The students know everything about reason and logic.”

“Then why is the drama needed?”

“They need the placebo of something larger than reason, to make them believe that the normal works.”

Only in the land of miracles can logic prevail…

(99 words)

 

Flash Fiction Challenge at Carrot Ranch


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