“I mean, a volcano goes off in Iceland. And we can’t fly? Oh, what’s the point of Iceland, really? I mean what are they—? Just fill in all the volcanoes with concrete, okay? In fact, tarmac the whole country and make it a car park for real Europe, ‘cause it’s a waste of fucking space, okay?” —Mister Ricky Gervais, a very wise human, on the YouTube.