Weekend diversion: Happy Thinksgiving.

The younger Free-Ride offspring's soccer team has been playing in a regional tournament this weekend, and we're girding our loins and guarding our shins to go out and play a second day of tournament games. I'm happy that they're playing so well, but I have to say, watching games in late November is a different experience than spectating in mid-September. (Bone-chilling cold + bad sunburn = some kind of tangible sign of a parent's devotion. If only one's child took it seriously.)

Anyway, in the meantime, I wanted to test your knowledge in the identification of some turkeys.

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Specifically, the turkeys currently adorning the door to my department's main office.

Here they are one by one:

Philosopher #1

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Caption: "Help, I'm alienated from myself! Proletariat turkeys."

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Philosopher #2

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Caption: "Philosophers are not turkeys."

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Philosopher #3

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Caption: "Gobble!"

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Philosopher #4

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Caption: "Follow me, students!"

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Philosopher #5

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Caption: "No! Follow me!"

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Philosopher #6

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Caption: "Happy Thanksgiving!"

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Leave your guesses in the comments (which I'll approve when I'm back from the soccer pitch). The first one to correctly identify all six will win some sort of a prize (although undoubtedly a silly one).

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1-Marx (I still love him!)
2-Nietzsche
3-Mill
4-James
5-Hegel
6-Schopenhauer

They don't pay me to clean up shit for nuthin!

By Catharine (not verified) on 22 Nov 2009 #permalink

Marx, Nietzsche, Kant, two dudes I don't know, and Schopenhauer.

I'm tempted to say something to the effect of Bakunin and Schlegel, but I'm probably wrong.

By Katharine (not verified) on 22 Nov 2009 #permalink

Dang! Did I get some wrong? Oh well, it has been over 20 yrs. Who am I kidding?

By Catharine (not verified) on 23 Nov 2009 #permalink

Catharine @2 nails all six.

I'll be emailing you about your prize shortly!

!!11!!!!11111!!111!!!11!!

I am disproportionately proud of myself!

Thanks!

By Catharine (not verified) on 24 Nov 2009 #permalink