Philosophical Gift Baskets

So, for those of you who don’t follow me on Twitter, I somewhat recently sent out a series of themed tweets called #philosophicalgiftbaskets. In these I attempted to explain complicated philosophy via the miracle of gift baskets.

It went about as well as one could expect.

Here, are those tweets.

Welcome to Solipsism.

The gift basket does not actually exist.


Welcome to Determinism.

You’re getting a gift basket.


Welcome to Utilitarianism.

As long as you get the gift basket, everything else will be fine.


Welcome to Epicureanism.

Take as many gift baskets as you can!


Welcome to Positivism.

We confirmed, after extensive study, that you’re getting a gift basket.


Welcome to Absurdism.

Seriously, don’t worry about the gift basket.


Welcome to Objectivism.

Get your own gift basket!


Welcome to Secular Humanism.

There are more important things in life than some ridiculous gift basket.


Welcome to Nihilism.

There will never be a gift basket. And we’re all doomed.


Welcome to Existentialism.

You make your own gift basket. Just like everyone else.


Special thanks to: Collin Pearman, Dylan Alexander, Jerry Banfield, Michael The Comic NerdPulsatilla PratensisSuperGoof Media, and Zeony.

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