The Alien Test

The WTF question of last week was asked by The Times of India to Jai Arjun Singh:

People who want to stay away from children are generally considered ‘less human’ by others. Your comment?

You can read Jai’s answer here. I love this way of detecting whether someone is human or not: unleash a child on them and see their reaction. For example, in a restaurant, send a cherubic child to each table, duly instructed to reach out into the plate of one of the diners, grab a naughty fistful of feed, and stuff it into their mouth.

If the diner says, “Oh, sho schweet”, then clearly the diner is human.

On the other hand, if the diner protests, then you have identified an alien. Out with your lasers.