Wednesday, February 14, 2018

An Official Denial

Hassan Firouzabadi, the former chief-of-staff of Iran’s armed forces and senior military advisor to the Supreme Leader, said yesterday that Western spies had used lizards such as chameleons to spy on his country’s nuclear program, because their skin “attracts atomic waves”. Actually, the skin of lizards does not attract atomic waves. Perhaps General Firousabadi was getting mixed up with the recent fascinating revelation that the skin of chameleons glows under ultraviolet light. The Biblical Museum of Natural History officially denies that any of our chameleons or other lizards have been involved in spying on Iran.


  1. I don't know what the point of denying it is. Even if you did it, you'd deny it.

  2. I don't know that's a very suspicious looking lizard there I bet he's been flying around on drones since he was an egg.

  3. Maybe it was just the glow from their neshama.

  4. Typo:

    skin “attracts atomic waves”. Actually,

  5. Maybe something lost in the translation from Farsi. Anyway, if anyone could train lizards to spy it would be you :)

  6. Really, why deny? Let them go crazy trying to interrogate chameleons!

  7. Once upon a time this blog featured intellectual post after intellectual post.

    Now it's just advertorials, cheap 'pot-shots' and sensationalism.

    Can we assume rationalist judaism has reached the end of the book?


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