Posted by Denis Borris on September 19, 2002 at 10:57:19:
In Reply to: Re: now, crossing street posted by Soroban on September 19, 2002 at 09:32:21:
: : 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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