Seven Philosophers in Seven Seconds

I.
Zeno of Elea
Knew that turtles were slow,
But when he bet on Achilles
He picked him to show.

II.
Epicurus sat down
To dinner at eight,
And then he explained
Everything but self-hate.

III.
St. Augustine
Really has made it quite clear
That reason from will
Has a great deal to fear.

IV.
John Stuart Mill
Saw it all as equation:
The good for the goose
Was the good of the nation.

V.
Poor Frederich Nietzsche,
He went insane,
Turning great handsprings
On the darkening plain.

VI.
Heidigger's brilliance
Can never excuse
The terrible things
He said about Jews.

VII.
Jacques Derrida
Notes that lines are just "signs"
And as for the differénce?
Well, that'll take "time."

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