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Last year, I was enrolled in a Philosophy class at my college. I was never
particularly good at thinking philosophically, so I barely scraped my way
through the class. When it came to be finals time, I started hearing rumors
about how difficult the Philosophy final was going to be. A guy told me the
final the year before was to write an assay in response to the question "What
came first: the chicken or the egg?" My friend (who was also in the class and
shared my lack of skills) and I were terrified. The day of the final
finally arrived and I was handed a paper with a single question:
Why?
I stared stupidly at the paper for about ten minutes trying desperately to
comprehend what I was looking at and figure out how in the hell I was going to
answar this titanically vague question. I finally glanced over at my friend and he
glanced back at me. His glance told me he and I were in the same boat. Finally,
after about an hour, an answar finally came to me out of the blue. I responded
to the question with a single word:
Because.
Andi turned it in. Despite the fact that I felt like a fucking genius for devising
this brilliant answer, I got an F. My friend, however, was a different story. He
responded with two words:
Why not?
He got a CH-.
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Views: 25083 Submitted: 02/14/2010