There comes a time, even if you’re a hard-nosed skeptic who despises sloppy thinking, when you just throw yourself on the mercy of the gods and say “You win! Please don’t hurt me!”
And then you paint them, in a desperate attempt to get on their good side.*
Or, if you can’t get on DA’s mature content thingy, here.
Also, I realize that quoting Sappho may be suspicious to my more classically minded readers, so let me just reaffirm–straight! Straight!
*And just in case Aphrodite reads blogs, if you refrain from kicking my ass any more, O Foam-born One, there’s a lot more where that came from…