Nietzsche the Dogsitter

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By Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal. (H/T: Kris.) If you go to the original page and click the red button in the lower right corner of your screen, Nietzsche has more to say. And last year a hilarious video came out on shit Nietzsche says. Your Thoughts? [Read more...]

Marcus Aurelius’s Stoic Stand Up

Michael Connell’s take on what Marcus Aurelius might be like as a stand up comedian cracks me up: For some of my own thinking that is either distinctly Stoic in character or in dialectical tension with Stoicism, check out any of these favorite posts of mine: How To Live Happily: Have No Expecations I Am [Read More...]

Dinostentialism

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Your Thoughts? via Jim Pryor. [Read more...]

Dog Philosophy

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A Hilarious Introduction to Metaphysics (& An Announcement for Chicago Readers)

Sevren Darden was a founder of the legendary Second City, Chicago’s improvisational comedy group that has gone on to launch the careers of many comedic legends. In this rare audio, he gives a hilarious 16 minute introduction to metaphysics. By the way… SPEAKING of Chicago, I’m going to be there again, August 16-17. I will [Read More...]

One Way To See Sisyphus Happy

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Background. By Existentialist Comics. Your Thoughts? If you enjoy reading my philosophical blog posts, consider taking one of my online philosophy classes! I earned my PhD and taught 93 university classes before I went into business for myself. My online classes involve live, interactive class discussions with me and your fellow students held over videoconference (using Google [Read More...]

The Onion’s Philosophical Fact Check of Obama

Following President Obama’s State of the Union speech from Tuesday night, The Onino decided to clarify ambiguous and erroneous statements from the speech. Here were a few key results (Obama’s speech remarks in bold with analysis of their accuracy unbolded: “My wife, Mackenzie”: The president’s wife is named Michelle. “The American people are capable of great things”: [Read More...]

Steve Martin Reenacts The Death of Socrates

Steve Martin, a former philosophy major, has a great bit on how the death of Socrates really went down. It’s a bit different from Plato’s take in the Phaedo in which Socrates is quite okay with dying. But there are one or two jokes that get Socrates’s philosophy (or at least Plato’s) correct in a [Read More...]

Talk To Your Kids About Philosophy

…before someone else does Many thanks to Linda for the hilarious find. [Read more...]


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