What’s incredible, though, is how spectacularly ignorant he is about some things.
Benedict speaks as though Sherlock is a real person, I say. “He’s real to me, yeah of course, it has to be. He is an icon, so there’s an element of him where he is a logo, and that is two-dimensional, and to escape stereotype you have to get some kind of understanding of who he is. So you do associate something very personable to him, and you start to think about him in real terms.” (x)
What can we deduce about him?
You’re enjoying this aren’t you? Joining the dots.
and i was just a stone
“My brother has the brain of a scientist or a philosopher and yet he elects to be a detective. What might we deduce about his heart?”
”I don’t know.”
”Neither do I. But initially, he wanted to be a pirate.”