Of course, there are much worse situations than having large ears. You could live in France and find cheese disgusting. A group of French researchers won the medicine prize for scanning the brains of the six percent of the population who have an intense aversion to cheese. A demonstration followed this award. The audience was called to stand if they loved cheese, and the cheering masses of Sanders Theater stood. Then the few cheese antagonists rose to demonstrate their antipathy, and the rest of the crowd booed.