Originally Posted by dreams
Shall I admit that I actually had to draw a diagram to get started in understanding your explanation? (Little green circles and little blue circles with lines pointing to who saw what, etc)
That's what I did!
Thanks for the explanation, pdurrant. It was what I was thinking, but it did help make it clearer why it still makes sense with large numbers, and why the speech changed things.
One part of me still thinks that the speech should never have been made though, so that all these annoyingly logical people could have stayed there forever