“You only use 10% of your brain” is one of those infuriating untrue things that people say when they want to sell a self-help book, or make a movie where Scarlett Johansson has the standard badass superpowers of a Luc Besson heroine. The myth that there’s some arbitrarily large part of our brains that we never use has been factually disproved time and again, but that doesn't stop people from saying it/believing it/basing the entire premise of their high-budget action thriller upon it.
You might wonder, then—if one dumb misconception is true in the universe of Johansson and director Luc Besson’s upcoming movie, Lucy, what other things that your cousin posts on his Facebook wall at three in the morning hold true, as well? That’s the question asked by these posters, created by Dorkly contributor Andrew Bridgman, examining a terrifying cinematic world in which everything stupid is correct and right. The posters imagine future films, in which Lucy overcomes other idiotic, unscientific myths, like the one about how many spiders the average American eats in their sleep every year. You can see more of this celebration of cinematic bad logic over at Dorkly.
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