Non Sequitur (non se·qui·tur) n
1. An inference or conclusion that does not follow from the premises or evidence.
2. A statement that does not follow logically from what preceded it.
3. A statement or action that has so little a connection to the context within which it occurred that it is absurd.
Non sequitur is Latin for “it does not follow.”
“A woman needs a man like a fish needs a bicycle.”
“I saw a late night infomercial on TV. It implored,’Forget everything you know about knives.’ So I did. Then the infomercial tried to sell me knives, but I didn’t know what in the hell they were!”
“I am trying to figure out why kamikaze pilots wore helmets.”
“It’s amazing how the artist deconstructed the entire paradigm ontologically through the medium of interpretive dance”
“Using Twitter is smart. It leads to gainful employment, just like earning a degree in philosophy.”
“Paying taxes is satanic. It leads to Communism just like joining a union!”
“Silence. No Parking.”
“God loves you. He just doesn’t want to get involved.”
Or as Wiley Miller puts it: