Why did the chicken cross the road? p2

Here I go again with some philosophical answers – somebody stop me!

This is a follow-up from the previous post, found here!

So, why did the chicken cross the road? For the last time!

Plato:                For the greater good.

Karl Marx:            It was a historical inevitability.

Machiavelli:          So that its subjects will view it with admiration, as a chicken which has the daring and courage to boldly cross the road, but also with fear, for whom among them has the strength to contend with such a paragon of avian virtue?  In such a manner is the princely chicken’s dominion maintained.

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Why did the chicken cross the road? p1

The best answers I found around the web to this age old question: Why did the chicken cross the road? No, really, why?

Philosophers and Theologians

Kierkegaard: Just because a chicken crosses the road it does not mean he is on the other side

Tillich: The chicken had the courage to be on the other side of the road

Hebrew writer: The LORD made his road straight.

Descartes: I cross; therefore, I am.

Job: Consider the chicken, Were you there when it first crossed the road?

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