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Philosophic humor

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bonanova    76

René Descartes was flying home from a conference when the flight

attendant asked, "Monseur Descartes, would you like a cocktail?"

To which the philosopher replied, "I think not," and promptly disappeared.

will immediately note that RD predated the Wright brothers by several centuries.

But ... could I reasonably have posited a stewardess inside his carriage?


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bonanova    76

I heard it given by Raymond Smullyan in a taped greeting to his close friend Martin Gardner. It was new to me.

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