He said my suggestion was asinine.
I asked him why.
He said it doesn’t conform to the accepted theory.
I said what if that theory is wrong?
No, he said, that is truly asinine.
But what about that body of evidence? Do you dismiss it?
Evidence, he snorted. A made-up load of sums.
Then you don’t accept that the Earth revolves around the Sun?
No. That is worse than asinine. That’s tantamount to heresy.
74 words written for Sammi’s Weekend Writing Prompt: Asinine