Two from the Philosopher’s Playground

“The old joke is, ‘A salesman tells an American that he has a new invention that will do half his work for him. The American replies, ‘Great. Give me two.'” This sentiment comes to mind when I watch people and elevators.”
Elevator Ethics, May 8, 2007

and

“Falwell:
AIDS is not just God’s punishment for homosexuals; it is God’s punishment for the society that tolerates homosexuals.

“Studs:
I’ve always felt, in all my books, that there’s a deep decency in the American people and a native intelligence – providing they have the facts, providing they have the information.”
The Religious Right vs. The Prophetic Minority: Falwell is Dead, Studs Still Alive, May 16, 2007

Who’d you rather be trapped in an elevator with?

Hooray for Studs Turkel! May he live as long as he wants to!

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