It's an ancient Rhonas game of swirling a blue glass ball into the aether well of magic and waiting to see which fold it reappears out of... the one who comes closest to the Imperial throne room wins and is subsequently beheaded by the Emperor himself... a great honor indeed!!
I think we need to rethink things a bit. This whole 'playing along' schtick is driving me crazy . . . and that's a short drive, too. Every. Single. Possible. Moment, he's there raking at my nerves with his insufferable speech and ridiculous ideas. I know you claim him to be a genius and that we can learn a lot from him, but come on! You honestly can't tell me that you don't eventually go mad when listening to his ramblings, do you?