Advanced physics sounds impressive. But I’ve seen through the blarney and I am here to tell you, we’ve been conned. Dark Matter. Oooh, we were all seduced by that weren’t we? Well I’m not buying it. Nope. Dark matter is what the accountants refer to as a ‘balancing item’. What does that mean? It means it’s an arbitrary buffer to fill the gap between the reality we observe and the reality our prevailing theory would explain or predict. So dark matter is a measure of how wrong our explanation is. Pah.