Rene Descartes walks into a bar and orders a beer....
When he's finished, the bartender asks him, "have another?"
Descartes replies, "ahhhh, I think not..." and
If you didn't get the joke, don't worry, ingest this post and you soon will.
Being that it is Friday the 13th, and also being that I feel a moral imperative to "lighten up" now and again(OK, someone told me to lighten up, but still), I thought for a change from my usual musings I'd have a little fun with, that's right, philosophy!
Philosophy has shaped the development of Western Art and culture and the acquisition of knowledge, so some quick bits from influential philosophers might prove an interesting ride for us to take. In order to provide you only the highest quality, most accurate information, I've turned to one of the most useful and trusted sources available today: YouTube, of course.
We begin with some philosophers featured in the Three Minute Philosophy series, followed by a few rather odd, but still strangely fitting quick minute summaries of Western Philosophy. Last, we end with a very famous late philosopher of the 20th Century who is a personal favorite. Feel free to jump around! There are no rules.
Oh yes, AHEM.....***LANGUAGE*** WARNING: ADULT LANGUAGE is used in many of these videos. It's no worse than an HBO Comedy Special, but, no better either. You've been appropriately notified. Have fun!