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July 20, 2004

Great Questions in Philosophy

The Top 10 Philosophy Questions of All Time:

10. How do I know anything really exists?

9. What is the essence of being human?

8. If a tree falls in the forest, and there's no one there to hear it, does it make a sound?

7. How do I know I'm not just a brain in a vat, hooked up to a computer simulation of life?

6. Can our minds exist seperately from our bodies?

5. Is there a God?

4. What is the nature of Knowledge?

3. What is the meaning of life?

2. Why get a Philosophy degree?

1. So, was Kant on drugs or what?

And the answers:

10. Kick it *really* hard.

9. Not understanding the opposite sex.

8. Not if it lands on a bunch of pillows.

7. Look in the mirror. If you see a gray, spongy thing in a glass container, you are.

6. If they could, we'd just send our minds to class and sleep in every morning.

5. A billion Hindus can't be wrong.

4. I'm still trying to figure out the nature of *college*.

3. All evidence to date suggests it's chocolate.

2. It's more respectable than a theater degree, but you still get to drink lots of espresso.

1. Probably.

Posted by Peskie at July 20, 2004 12:00 PM