fidesquaerens (marta_bee) wrote,

When Philosophers Attack

In America, we're about 2.5 months out from the presidential election. This meant, if I had a TV, it would be full of attack ads. Pity the poor fools reading this who live in a swing state, or who have gotten themselves added to the Obama email distribution list. *shudders*

To help the more philosophical of us get through this time, enjoy these two "attack" ads.

First, Nietzsche attacking Kant:

And then, Kierkegaard defending himself as a "third way" against both Kant and Nietzsche:

In all honesty, I'm a medievalist, which means I understand just enough to find these funny. They may be completely off-base for what these great minds actually taught. It's still worth a chuckle, though!
Tags: humor, philosophy
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