the bimbo dialogues : part iii
She thought maybe that was because he was an intellectual, “smart,” and was offended someone allegedly not an intellectual [not — he thought — smart] would get points.
Would get her.
If they can hurt other people, He said. “Physically.”
He said physically just like that. Like there were quotes around it. Telling her he knew the difference —
They can, She said.
Then why can’t they hurt you?
They can, She said. But why would they want to?