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The Top 10 Philosophy Questions of All Time, Answered!

10. How do I know anything really exists?
-Kick it *really* hard.

9. What is the essence of being human?
-Not understanding the opposite sex.

8. If a tree falls in the forest, and there's no one there to hear it, does it make a sound?
-Not if it lands on a bunch of pillows.

7. How do I know I'm not just a brain in a vat, hooked up to a computer simulation of life?
-Look in the mirror. If you see a gray, spongy thing in a glass container, you are.

6. Can our minds exist seperately from our bodies?
-If they could, we'd just send our minds to class and sleep in every morning.

5. Is there a God?
-A billion Hindus can't be wrong.

4. What is the nature of Knowledge?
-I'm still trying to figure out the nature of *college*.

3. What is the meaning of life?
-All evidence to date suggests it's chocolate.

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

1. So, was Kant on drugs or what?
-Probably.

0. Heidegger - what was that all about?
- Nobody knows


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