Divergent thinking: Pseudo-science edition

Divergent thinking, thinking outside the box – that little piece of creative craziness that’s in all of us – is what made Newton come up with his theories.

It’s also what made this woman think that a mentally induced force field would repel a man lunging at her.

There must be some irony in here somewhere.

Oh, here it is: even if there actually were a force field, and assuming Newton’s third law is still valid, the impact would still transfer through it and knock her out in exactly the same way…