Robots Eating Breakfast

I am about a week away from being ready to resume writing philosophy and blogging everyday. In the meantime, as I grade and grade I have the muppets running in the background most of the time. This terrific mime sketch of robots eating breakfast comes from The Muppet Show season 4:

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Dr. Daniel Fincke  has his PhD in philosophy from Fordham University and spent 11 years teaching in college classrooms. He wrote his dissertation on Ethics and the philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche. On Camels With Hammers, the careful philosophy blog he writes for a popular audience, Dan argues for atheism and develops a humanistic ethical theory he calls “Empowerment Ethics”. Dan also teaches affordable, non-matriculated, video-conferencing philosophy classes on ethics, Nietzsche, historical philosophy, and philosophy for atheists that anyone around the world can sign up for. (You can learn more about Dan’s online classes here.) Dan is an APPA  (American Philosophical Practitioners Association) certified philosophical counselor who offers philosophical advice services to help people work through the philosophical aspects of their practical problems or to work out their views on philosophical issues. (You can read examples of Dan’s advice here.) Through his blogging, his online teaching, and his philosophical advice services each, Dan specializes in helping people who have recently left a religious tradition work out their constructive answers to questions of ethics, metaphysics, the meaning of life, etc. as part of their process of radical worldview change.

  • nomadic

    I actually thought that they were basic robots until they hit each other about a minute in. Excellent sketch, I remember seeing it when I was younger too!

  • unbound

    Feeling old again. Remember watching that as a tween back when the world was young, exciting and largely unknown to me.