Sunday, December 9, 2007

Studies in the New Causality

A court awarded $200,000 to a man who claimed that being in a car accident made him gay. This incident inspired Steve Martin's essay "Studies in the New Causality."

2 comments:

Cindi said...

I would like to hear more about this case. I was dissapointed that Martin's essay moved off that topic so quickly. I am particularly interested in the monetary precedent set by the courts. I mean, if you just blame your gayness on how your mom raised you, can you sue her for $200,000? Personally, I think you should be able to get more out of the old b****.

rusnash said...

I think if you could sue your parents for such huge sums it would help with the overpopulation problem, or at least make more parents willing to put their kids up for adoption.