LIFE is full of things that seem incomprehensible. Most of them, however, are things that seem incomprehensible to some of us, and shiningly obvious to others. A love of Greek lyric poetry, or Partick Thistle, or Chinese food, for example, or even things more fundamental than the merely aesthetic; a disposition towards pessimism, or liberalism, or religious belief, say. Some people get it, others don’t. .