Very Special Relativity

Albert Einstein TongueAlbert Einstein Tongue was without a reasonable doubt one of the greatest minds of the modern age. Einstein was both a scientist and a philosopher of science, a combination rarely seen today.

He is best known for his Theory of General Relativity and his Theory of Special Relativity. He should, however, also be known for his little-publicized Theory of Very Special Relativity.

Very Special Relativity (VSR, also known as the very special theory of relativity or VSTR) is the accepted sociological theory regarding the relationship between family and holiday time.


The formula for Einstein’s Theory of Very Special Relativity is Family(F) equals dysfunction(d) multiplied by the square of crazy(c). Thus, Einstein has mathematically proven the Family-Crazy equivalence during the holidays.

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2 Responses to “Very Special Relativity”

  1. Buffet Says:

    I like families. It’s nice when some of them invite me for the holidays.
    May you, and your family, have a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year Jonolan.

  2. jonolan Says:

    Thank you and I wish the same for you and your. I just couldn’t resist lampooning the annual dysfunctional family gathering season,

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