Posted by Soroban on September 19, 2002 at 09:32:21:
In Reply to: now, crossing street posted by passerby on September 19, 2002 at 01:36:16:
: Why did the chicken cross the street?
Albert Einstein: Whether the chicken crossed the road, or the road crossed
the chicken, depends on your frame of reference.
Timothy Leary: That's the only kind of trip the Establishment allowed.
John Locke: He was exercising his natural right to liberty.
Karl Marx: It was a historical inevitability.
Jean-Paul Sartre: In order to act in good faith and be true to itself,
the chicken found is necessary to cross the road.
Pat Buchanan: To steal a job from a decent, hard-working American.
Darwin: It was the next logical step after coming down from the trees.
Oliver Stone: The question is not "Why did he cross the road,
but "Who was crossing the road at the same time?"
Martin Luther King Jr.: I see a world where all chickens will be free
to cross roads without having their motives called into question.
Immanuel Kant: The chicken, being an autonomous being, chose to cross
the road of his own free will.
B. F. Skinner: Because the external influences, which had pervaded its sensorium
from birth, had caused it so develop in such a fashion that it would tend to
cross roads, even while believing these to be of its own free will.
Plato: For the greater good.
Aristotle: To actualize its potential.
Emily Dickenson: Because it could not stop for death.
Dr. Seuss: Did the chicken cross the road? Did he cross it with a toad?
Yes, the chicken crossed the road, but why he crossed, I've not been told.
Buddha: The answer comes from within.
The Bible: And God came down from the Heavens,
and He said unto the chicken, "Thou shalt cross the road."
And the Chicken cross the road.
And there was much rejoicing.
Grandpa: In my day, we didn't ask why the chicken crossed the road. We were
told that the chicken crossed the road, and that was good enough for us.
Ernest Hemingway: To die. In the rain.
Sphinx: You tell me.
Colonel Sanders: I missed one?
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