|You wouldn't really try that with me,|
Having always heard that to be true; and having actually conducted that experiment several times, in my youth, with a real-life, increasingly frantic cat; I readily agreed to the wisdom of that observation.
He next noted that if a buttered (or peanut buttered!) slice of bread slips from your grasp, it will always land "face down" on the floor. And, having had that exasperating experience many times in life, I also readily agreed to the truth of that observation, too.
But okay, "What's the point? So what?", I asked.
He said the profound question which arises from these two truths is....