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Salvo 39

Salvo 39

Feature — Topic: PhilosophySalvo #39

Cogito; Ergo Deus Est

Philosophy Still Lives Because God Isn't Dead by Charles Edward White


David Hume probably never told this joke, but it illustrates a central tenet of his philosophy:

Two men are riding on a train from London to Edinburgh. One of the men is reading a book, and after he finishes each page, he rips it from the volume and casts it out the window.

After observing this action for a few minutes, the other man inquires, "Sir, why are you throwing book pages out the window?"

"Why," the first man replies, "obviously to keep the elephants off the tracks. If we . . .


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