Man is not logical and his intellectual history is a record of mental reserves and compromises. He hangs on to what he can in his old beliefs even when he is compelled to surrender their logical basis.
Logic doesn't apply to the real world.
It's been a fascinating discussion, because ... I feel like we don't connect, like, on -- it's, like ... it's weird. Because ... I like you ... but I don't understand how your brain works.
—Jon Stewart, wrapping up the Betsy McCaughey interview.
Red Mage: Most plans are critically flawed by their own logic. A failure at any step will ruin everything. That's just basic cause and effect. It's easy for a good plan to fall apart. Therefore, a plan that has no attachment to logic can not be stopped. The success or failure of any step will have no impact on the macro level.
Black Mage: That's so stupid I can't even see straight any more.
Red Mage: Now imagine what'll happen when physics tries to figure it out!
Ranger: Only people who aren't us have disappeared, Rogue. Should this pattern continue, we ought to be fine.
Rogue: Why does that make more sense than I think it should?
Ranger: Don't question it!
Rogue: Right. Okay. I have to believe that this will work out in the end.
Sarda: That's a shame.
Red Mage: We need to use your heart.
Black Mage: So do I! It moves my blood around.
Red Mage: Not if we kill you!
Black Mage: That's distressingly logical.
Thief: Red Mage, this the worst plan yet in your lifetime filled with nothing but the worst plans.
Red Mage: It will work, I guarantee it!
Black Mage: It starts at the impossible before moving on to the even more impossible.
Red Mage: Precisely!
Red Mage: I'll need more proof than a logical fallacy.
Jeff: In a recent poll, it was found that 100% of Jeffs were very handsome and thought Black Mage survived. Why don't you. Is it because you're ugly?
Red Mage: That's enough logical fallacies to convince me. Black Mage is fine.