George Carlin Flawlessly Combines Comedy With Philosophy: The 10 Commandments

by James Gray

George Carlin is the greatest comedian of our time. He flawlessly combines philosophy, insight, and comedy. This is a huge achievement. Bill Hicks is the only other philosopher-comedian that even comes close to combining great comedy with decent philosophy, but very few comedians even try.

Below is an example of Carlin’s greatness, his “10 Commandments” skit.

Guest Contributor James Gray has an MA in philosophy, manages the Ethical Realism blog, and is the founder of the Philosophy Campaign.

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