Aristotle wrote that the contemplative life is the best life so I thought I would do a little philosophy today.
That means I have to think. About something.
The problem is I think I’ve run out of things to think about. I needed some help/ so I asked a couple of people what philosophers think about. I didn’t ask too many people. I got discouraged.
They told me that philosophers think about nothing important. I was told that philosophers think about this:
Well…. I guess I’ll start there. With the navel gazing and the big toe. I guess once I get started some things to think about will pop up. Besides, I haven’t seriously contemplated my big toe in awhile.
Now that I’ve started thinking about my body parts, I wonder what deep, philosophical thing John Lennon was trying to think of when he made a nine minute film contemplating his own penis?
Must have been something really deep.
Perhaps it was Sartre’s bad faith? Or Gödel’s Incompleteness? Or even Marx’s materialist dialectic?
I guess we’ll never know.
No, I’m not posting that film.
But I will post this: