Some logics get nervous breakdowns. overloaded phone system behaves like frightened child. mike did not have upsets, acquired sense of humor instead. low one. if he were a man, you wouldn't dare stoop over. his idea of thigh-slapper would be to dump you out of bed — or put itch powder in pressure suit.
The universe was a silly place at best...but the least likely explanation for it was the no-explanation of random chance, the conceit that abstract somethings 'just happened' to be atoms that 'just happened' to get together in ways which 'just happened' to look like consistent laws and some configurations 'just happened' to possess self-awareness and that two 'just happened' to be the man from mars and a bald-headed old coot with jubal inside.