In ancient times, religious scholars would - I’ll assume for lack of modern-day game shows or online brain-power quizzes - mull such quaint esoterica as how many angels could fit on the head of a pin.

When I once asked my father how it was possible for purportedly human-sized beings, outfitted with bulky, feathered wings to boot, to balance themselves on something as imperceptible as the head of a pin, I was met with a curt, “Because they’re angels.” It was clear that that was as much of an answer as I was likely to get.

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