I am rereading The Daughter of Time by Josephine Tey. There is a conversation between Inspector Alan Grant and the hospital porter.
“Some people believe the earth is flat. Some people believe the world is going to end in A.D. 2000. Some people believe that it began less than five thousand years ago. You’ll hear far funnier things than that at Marble Arch of a Sunday…. You take it to Marble Arch on Sunday, and I’ll bet you’ll find followers aplenty. Maybe start a movement.” Continue reading A Soapbox at Marble Arch