Friday, July 31, 2009

My Opponent Will Lead the Country into Ontological Ruin

Just for a change of pace, here’s a video dedicated to Conservative Swede (who is probably already a member of the Committee to Elect Friedrich Nietzsche):

Hat tip: Bidinotto.

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Conservative Swede said...

Yeah, that's a good laugh.

Conservative Swede said...

Well, I guess philosophers in politics is almost as odd as philosophers in football. I cannot help but thinking of Monty Python's The Philosophers' Football Match.

I love the part when the Germans are arguing with the referee to have the goal overruled: Hegel is arguing that the reality is merely an a priori adjunct of non-naturalistic ethics, Kant via the categorical imperative is holding that ontologically it exists only in the imagination, and Marx is claiming it was offside.

Conservative Swede said...

This wonderfully nit-picky comment at Wikipedia adds to the humour:

"According to the available camera angles, unless some German defender(s) were inexplicably loitering around the corner flag(s), Marx was right and the Greek goal should have been ruled off-side."