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Reply Tue 2 Jun, 2009 03:18 am
Thales: All is Water
Anaximenes: All is Air
Pythagoras: You like triangles?
Zeno: Achilles is slow
Socrates: I know nothing
Plato: I know something
Aristotle: Footnote to Plato
Augustine: I'm sorry, God!
Anslem: God's gotta exist
Aquinas: Aristotle, meet Jesus
Occam: Keep it simple
Machiavelli: Stop being naive
Descartes: Cogito Cogito Cogito!
Hobbes: Protect me sovereign!
Locke: Mind's totally blank
Spinoza: All is God
Berkeley: I am perception
Leibniz: Wanna catch monads?
Hume: Ignorant futurologist
Kant: I see phenomena
Bentham: Pleasure equals good
Rousseau: God damn chains
Wollstonecraft: I hate men
Hegel: Dialecting the Zeitgeist
Schopenhauer: I'm so pissed
Kierkegaard: I love Regine
Marx: Down with bourgeoisie!
Mill: Don't harm me
Nietzsche: I've power, baby!
Frege: I'm a Vulcan
James: Believe, James, Believe!
Husserl: Intention to bore
Russell: Denote this, jerk
Heidegger: What is Dasein?
Wittgenstein: Duck or Rabbit?
Ayer: Only verifiable statements
Arendt: Life is politics
Sartre: Others are Hell!
Beauvoir: Tired being Other
Camus: Happy about absurdity
Kuhn: Paradigms shift paradigms
Feyerabend: Anything goes, jerks.
Derrida: Nothing outside text
Searle: Doesn't speak Chinese

Any suggestions, additions, changes?
 
xris
 
Reply Tue 2 Jun, 2009 04:52 am
@Victor Eremita,
Lifes a *****..Determinism describes us...**** happens ummm..
 
nameless
 
Reply Tue 2 Jun, 2009 03:16 pm
@Victor Eremita,
nameless; "Everything exists!"
 
Theaetetus
 
Reply Tue 2 Jun, 2009 03:37 pm
@Victor Eremita,
Theaetetus: Awww...F#*k it!
 
salima
 
Reply Tue 2 Jun, 2009 06:47 pm
@Victor Eremita,
nike-just do it!

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bill gates-only my way
 
Dave Allen
 
Reply Wed 3 Jun, 2009 02:52 am
@Victor Eremita,
Schopenhauer: I'm so pissed

I'd prefer:

Schopenhauer: World's my idea.

Aristotle: Do things evolve?
Darwin: Yes, here's how.
 
coberst phil
 
Reply Wed 3 Jun, 2009 05:12 am
@Victor Eremita,
radically critical self-consciousness--a college professor of coberst
 
Holiday20310401
 
Reply Wed 3 Jun, 2009 08:09 pm
@coberst phil,
Read, write, teach. (not my quote, this belongs to someone else who I don't remember)
 
manored
 
Reply Thu 4 Jun, 2009 04:48 pm
@Victor Eremita,
Note: "Nietzsche: I've power, baby!" and "Frege: I'm a Vulcan" both have four worlds Smile

manored: All is mine

Imodest, but I fell that way sometimes Smile
 
Holiday20310401
 
Reply Thu 4 Jun, 2009 05:31 pm
@manored,
Holiday: Why decide now?
 
GoshisDead
 
Reply Thu 4 Jun, 2009 06:09 pm
@Holiday20310401,
Barak Obama: Yes We Can!
 
Victor Eremita
 
Reply Fri 5 Jun, 2009 01:11 am
@manored,
manored;66605 wrote:
Note: "Nietzsche: I've power, baby!" and "Frege: I'm a Vulcan" both have four worlds Smile

manored: All is mine

Imodest, but I fell that way sometimes Smile


I count contractions as one word, so does Microsoft Office Word 2007 :p
 
salima
 
Reply Fri 5 Jun, 2009 01:33 am
@Victor Eremita,
Microsoft: Follow My Rules
 
manored
 
Reply Fri 5 Jun, 2009 03:23 pm
@salima,
salima;66636 wrote:
Microsoft: Follow My Rules
I think "Must chose me" or something like it is more fitting Smile

Victor Eremita;66633 wrote:
I count contractions as one word, so does Microsoft Office Word 2007 :p
I suppose that is acceptable since on english language you cant avoid using two words to express certain simple and essential meanings such as "being" Smile (As far as I know).
 
odenskrigare
 
Reply Mon 8 Jun, 2009 12:20 am
@Victor Eremita,
Seneca: Just chill out.
Zhuangzi: Am I dreaming?
Zeno: Motion is illusory.
 
jgweed
 
Reply Mon 8 Jun, 2009 08:03 am
@Victor Eremita,
Nietzsche: Everything is power
 
odenskrigare
 
Reply Mon 8 Jun, 2009 01:04 pm
@Victor Eremita,
Voltaire: Vive la raison!
 
Poseidon
 
Reply Thu 11 Jun, 2009 05:36 pm
@Victor Eremita,
Me:
Don't trust NASA

NASA:
Don't trust Russia

Russia:
Don't trust Germany

Germany:
Don't trust us

;-j
 
Victor Eremita
 
Reply Sat 13 Jun, 2009 07:37 pm
@Victor Eremita,
Poor Germans. The greatness of their culture in the 19th century, really got to their heads in the 20th.
 
Poseidon
 
Reply Sat 13 Jun, 2009 08:39 pm
@Victor Eremita,
Victor Eremita;68931 wrote:
Poor Germans. The greatness of their culture in the 19th century, really got to their heads in the 20th.


I can only hope that 21st century America learns a lesson from this.
 
 

 
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