Guide to College

Many of you young persons out there are seriously thinking about going to college. (That is, of course, a lie. The only things you young persons think seriously about are loud music and sex. Trust me: these are closely related to college.) College is basically a bunch of rooms where … Continue reading

How Many Philosophers Does It Take To Change a Lightbulb?

Answer 1. Define “change” Answer 2. How do you know the lightbulb is out? Answer 3. That question is not appropriate for this group, please take it to the school of engineering. Answer 4. Yikes! It’s dark in here! Answer 5. Define “dark”. Answer 6. I mean the lightbulb must … Continue reading

2 * 2

An assemblage of the most gifted minds in the world were all posed the following question: “What is 2 * 2 ?” The engineer whips out his slide rule (so it’s old) and shuffles it back and forth, and finally announces “3.99”. The physicist consults his technical references, sets up … Continue reading