Nope, no brain over-use here!
French scientists say too much hard thinking causes a toxic substance to build up in your brain and make it stop working (https://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-11102163/THINKING-hard-causes-build-toxic-chemicals-brain.html).
Yeah, okay… But what if you never started?
We are concerned about mental burnout, so we looked for it in some of our key institutions.
Do we find brains being overused in… Congress? In Hollywood? In our schools and universities? In our nooze media?
When it comes to over-use of the brain, it seems we have virtually nothing to worry about. Maybe a few chess masters somewhere are overdoing it. Everywhere else it’s “Shut up and pay, shut up and obey.”
Come on, now–would we still have Nancy Pelosi if we were using our brains at all?