Saturday Smiles – about chickens

Why Did The Chicken Cross The Road?

Darwin’s Answer:

It was the logical next step after coming down from the trees.


Machiavelli’s Answer:

The point is that the chicken crossed the road. Who cares why?

The end of crossing the road justifies whatever motive there was.


George Bush’s Answer:

We don’t really care why the chicken crossed the road.

We just want to know if the chicken is on our side of the road or not.

The chicken is either with us or it is against us.

There is no middle ground here.


Barbara Walters’ Answer:

Isn’t that interesting? In a few moments we will be listening to the chicken tell,

for the first time, the heart-warming story of how it experienced a serious

case of moulting and went on to accomplish its life-long dream of crossing the road.


Aristotle’s Answer:

It is the nature of chickens to cross the road.


 Karl Marx’s Answer:

It was an historical inevitability.


Voltaire’s Answer:

I may not agree with what the chicken did, but I will defend to the death

its right to do it.


Albert Einstein’s Answer:

Did the chicken really cross the road or did the road move beneath the chicken?


 Richard Nixon’s Answer:

The chicken did not cross the road. I repeat, the chicken did not cross the road.


Buddha’s Answer:

If you ask this question, you deny your own chicken nature.


Carl Jung’s Answer:

The confluence of events in the cultural gestalt necessitated

that individual chickens cross roads at this historical juncture, and, therefore,

synchronicitously brought such occurrences into being.


John Locke’s Answer:

Because he was exercising his natural right to liberty.


Albert Camus’ Answer:

It doesn’t matter; the chicken’s actions have no meaning

except to him.


 Immanuel Kant’s Answer:

chicken, being an autonomous being, chose to cross the road of his own free will.


George Orwell’s Answer:

Because the government had fooled him into thinking that he was crossing the road

of his own free will, when he was really only serving their interests.


Plato’s Answer:

For the greater good.


B.F. Skinner’s Answer:

Because the external influences, which had pervaded its sensorium from birth,

had caused it to develop in such a fashion that it would tend to cross roads


Jean-Paul Sartre’s Answer:

In order to act in good faith and be true to itself, the chicken found it necessary to cross the road.


Colonel Sanders’ Answer:

I missed one?

Raili Tanska

Steps for Peace

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