The things you bring with you.
You meat-gazing b@stard.
That pretty much explains Quentin Tarantino’s exegesis on Top Gun, the theatrical reduction using Hollywood actors in an attempt to understand TOPGUN, otherwise known as the prestigious Navy Fighter Weapons School. Where jolly green giants stride the earth. In nomex flight suits. To general acclamation.
You have to explain these things to black shoes.
I think it’s a “speed of thought” thing.
(And if I’m wrong, they were all Tomcat guys anyway. Simple fighter pilots. Which explains a lot.)