YEAR THREE CHRISTMAS COLLECTION #12: “Philosophical Gift Baskets”

(Originally posted November 4, 2015)


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.

#philosophicalgiftbaskets

Welcome to Determinism.

You’re getting a gift basket.

#philosophicalgiftbaskets

Welcome to Utilitarianism.

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

#philosophicalgiftbaskets

Welcome to Epicureanism.

Take as many gift baskets as you can!

#philosophicalgiftbaskets

Welcome to Positivism.

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

#philosophicalgiftbaskets

Welcome to Absurdism.

Seriously, don’t worry about the gift basket.

#philosophicalgiftbaskets

Welcome to Objectivism.

Get your own gift basket!

#philosophicalgiftbaskets

Welcome to Secular Humanism.

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

#philosophicalgiftbaskets

Welcome to Nihilism.

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

#philosophicalgiftbaskets

Welcome to Existentialism.

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

#philosophicalgiftbaskets

The Christmas Collection Continues Tomorrow, And Every Day Up To And Including Christmas Day! So Stay Tuned To Coolerbs Writes!  

Special thanks to: Bob GerkinCollin PearmanDylan AlexanderJerry Banfield, and Michael The Comic Nerd. 

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