Why did the chicken cross the road?
Richard A Whitenight
rum.runner at JUNO.COM
Tue Aug 1 02:55:00 MDT 2006
M.C.Escher: That depends on which plane of reality the chicken was on at
George Orwell: Because the government had fooled him into thinking that
he was crossing the road of his own free will, when he was really only
serving their interests.
Colonel Sanders: I missed one?
Plato: For the greater good.
Aristotle: To actualize its potential.
Karl Marx: It was a historical inevitability.
Nietzsche: Because if you gaze too long across the Road, the Road gazes
also across you.
Skinner: Because the external influences, which had pervaded its
sensorium from birth, had caused it to develop in such a fashion that it
would tend to cross roads, even while believing these actions to be of
its own freewill.
Jean-Paul Sartre: In order to act in good faith and be true to itself,
the chicken found it necessary to cross the road.
Albert Einstein: Whether the chicken crossed the road or the road crossed
the chicken depends upon your frame of reference.
Pyrrho the Skeptic: What road?
The Sphinx: You tell me.
Buddha: If you ask this question, you deny your own chicken nature.
Emily Dickenson: Because it could not stop for death.
Ralph Waldo Emerson: It didn't cross the road; it transcended it.
Ernest Hemingway: To die. In the rain.
Saddam Hussein #1: This was an unprovoked act of rebellion and we were
quite justified in dropping 50 tons of nerve gas on it.
Saddam Hussein #2: It is the Mother of all Chickens.
Joseph Stalin: I don't care. Catch it. I need its eggs to make my omelet.
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!
OJ Simpson: It didn't. I was playing golf with it at the time.
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