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If I click your mystery-meat links, am I going to see dead babies? If not, what am I going to see?
posted by Class Goat at 10:38 PM on December 3, 2008


The BBC flashing funky line drawings of a dude with a pipe at you.
posted by Caduceus at 10:43 PM on December 3, 2008


A documentary on the work of Philip Oakey.
posted by Marisa Stole the Precious Thing at 10:49 PM on December 3, 2008


The guy from The Human League?
posted by GavinR at 10:55 PM on December 3, 2008


It's a cookbook!
posted by Astro Zombie at 10:55 PM on December 3, 2008 [7 favorites]


Wait, hang on a minute. Judging solely by the title, History, Humanity, Philosophy, as well as the tags, "philosophy" and "documentary" and a bunch of foreign-sounding names, I think - and correct me if I'm wrong here, as I know it's a stretch - that this is a 3-part Google video "documentary" on the "philosophy" of the guys in the tags. I know cthuljew didn't make this very clear with his cryptic title and tags. It's easy to see why someone would wonder what the links are about.
posted by Marisa Stole the Precious Thing at 11:02 PM on December 3, 2008


How dare you make me click [more inside]. How dare you, sir!
posted by rokusan at 11:04 PM on December 3, 2008


Mystery-meat links.
posted by chinston at 11:22 PM on December 3, 2008 [1 favorite]


rokusan: But... but I did no such thing! Why, there isn't even a [more inside] to click on! Slander! Libel!
posted by cthuljew at 11:34 PM on December 3, 2008


Human after all. (backwards)
posted by hellojed at 11:49 PM on December 3, 2008


For those who like their catchy indie music with a Nietzsche reference: "All Too Human" by the Rakes
posted by five_dollars at 11:53 PM on December 3, 2008


Nobody can do the Shing-a-ling like they do
posted by PeterMcDermott at 12:30 AM on December 4, 2008


A philosophy professor walks in to give his class their final. Placing his chair on his desk the professor instructs the class, "Using every applicable thing you've learned in this course, prove to me that this chair DOES NOT EXIST."

So, pencils are writing and erasers are erasing, students are preparing to embark on novels proving that this chair doesn't exist, except for one student. He spends thirty seconds writing his answer, then turns his final in to the astonishment of his peers.

Time goes by, and the day comes when all the students get their final grades... and to the amazement of the class, the student who wrote for thirty seconds gets the highest grade in the class.

His answer to the question: "What chair?"
posted by netbros at 12:52 AM on December 4, 2008 [3 favorites]


But... he didn't prove anything!??!?
posted by ageispolis at 2:19 AM on December 4, 2008


Once when I was helping to teach a philosophy course on freewill, one of the coursework questions set was 'did you freely choose to answer this question rather than the other one?'. One (cocky) student wrote something along the lines of 'I choose not to write an answer to this question, so bye...'

I failed him.
posted by leibniz at 3:13 AM on December 4, 2008 [1 favorite]


Hell is other people's mystery meat links.
posted by Meatbomb at 5:39 AM on December 4, 2008 [2 favorites]


Very interesting. Thanks for the links.
posted by RussHy at 6:10 AM on December 4, 2008


The first two link seem to be the same, were they supposed to be different?
posted by RussHy at 6:12 AM on December 4, 2008


i've never seen rorty or gadamer on video, this is weird
posted by doobiedoo at 6:25 AM on December 4, 2008


And a 1 and a 2 and a 3 and ...

Immanuel Kant was a real pissant
Who was very rarely stable.
Heidegger, Heidegger was a boozy beggar
Who could think you under the table.
David Hume could out-consume
Wilhelm Freidrich Hegel,
And Wittgenstein was a beery swine
Who was just as schloshed as Schlegel.

posted by kcds at 6:30 AM on December 4, 2008 [1 favorite]


Could you please do us the courtesy of telling us what the fuck this is?

I'm not in the habit of clicking on random youtube links.
posted by Afroblanco at 6:48 AM on December 4, 2008


It's a couple of documentaries, one on Heidegger and one on Sartre. And they are on Google video.
posted by RussHy at 7:10 AM on December 4, 2008


So, anyone play Too Human? How about Destroy All Humans?

Finally: Is there any potential for a crossover Destroy All Too Humans game(a la MK v DC)?
posted by owtytrof at 9:06 AM on December 4, 2008


Uh, yeah. I'm dumb. The first link is meant to be this, about Nietzsche.

Seeing what I can do about fixing it now.
posted by cthuljew at 9:21 AM on December 4, 2008


\o/ There. It's fixed. Thank you and good night.
posted by cthuljew at 9:24 AM on December 4, 2008


with Recorded Books style narrative. I have a highbrow headache. (going to listen fo Bill Cosby records)
posted by celerystick at 10:05 AM on December 4, 2008


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