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Funny story: Man To Reconsider The Work Of Sigmund Freud

Man To Reconsider The Work Of Sigmund Freud

A man who fancies himself as a bit of a philosopher, and has tried hard to read several books on the subject, has said he doesn't agree with everything he has read, and is planning his own assessment of the works of the influential Austrian philosoph…

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Funny story: Man Thinks That All Things Are Relative

Man Thinks That All Things Are Relative

A man who thinks a lot has said that all the things we consider to be 'better' than other things are not really 'better', but merely 'different'. They appear to be better, but, to him, everything is the same. For example, claims Moys Kenwood, 57:…

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Funny story: Nietzsche Didn't Know What He Was On About, Claims Man

Nietzsche Didn't Know What He Was On About, Claims Man

The 19th-Century German philosopher, Friedrich Nietzsche, is at the centre of a mild controversy tonight, after a man who attempted to read his book, 'Beyond Good and Evil', claimed that he hadn't got the faintest idea what he was talking about. T…

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Funny story: User-Friendly Buddhism a.k.a. “Bud-Light” Hits Home with Many

User-Friendly Buddhism a.k.a. “Bud-Light” Hits Home with Many

With many Americans eager for a source of refuge but a little over the "God thing", an increasing number of people have been turning to a lighter, more user-friendly form of Buddhism, a.k.a. Bud-light, which, like traditional Buddhist philosophy, men...

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Funny story: Nashville Man Reaches Compromise with Reality

Nashville Man Reaches Compromise with Reality

After decades of pushing for better pay and overall conditions, Mike Chapman of Nashville, Tennessee, finally reached an acceptable compromise with reality. “Kind of a laissez faire approach,” said Chapman. “I don’t bother it, and it doesn’t bothe...

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Funny story: Nashville Man Consoles Himself that There Are No Mistakes

Nashville Man Consoles Himself that There Are No Mistakes

"Everything I've done in life got me to right here, right now, so I've got no complaints," said Harry Fisher of Nashville, Tennessee, consoling himself that there are no "mistakes."  "It's all just a question of perspective." Fisher explained that...

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Funny story: Nashville Man Realizes His Depression Is Actually Happiness

Nashville Man Realizes His Depression Is Actually Happiness

It came as a pleasant surprise to Nate Bowen of Nashville, Tennessee, that what he had previously identified as deep depression was, in fact, profound happiness. "My world's a little rocked," said Bowen. "But it's obviously a fortunate turn of eve...

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Funny story: Nashville Man Decides to Cut Himself Some Slack

Nashville Man Decides to Cut Himself Some Slack

"I don't tend to try very hard at things, so I never thought I could be a perfectionist," said Dave Bagwell of Nashville, Tennessee. "But I realized I had it backwards - my standards were so ridiculously high that I didn't think there was even any po...

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Funny story: Nashville Man Starts Taking Himself More Seriously

Nashville Man Starts Taking Himself More Seriously

Frustrated that his friends and colleagues were treating him like a joke, Kyle Martin of Nashville, Tennessee, decided to take matters into his own hands and begin taking himself more seriously. "Be the change you want to see in the world," said M...

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Funny story: New York Office Worker Leads Rich Inner Life

New York Office Worker Leads Rich Inner Life

Although her day job doing data entry at a Mahattan financial services firm is not glamorous, exciting, or even remotely interesting, internally speaking, Laura Driscoll of New York City leads a life that's second to none. "It's so much fun!" said...

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Funny story: Nashville Man Accidentally Becomes a Stoic

Nashville Man Accidentally Becomes a Stoic

Never one for dabbling in such esoteric matters as philosophy, 23-year-old Ken Forton of Nashville, Tennessee, was as surprised as anyone to learn that he'd accidentally become a Stoic. "Funny how these things just sneak up on you," said Forton. "...

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Funny story: Nashville Man Single-Handedly Disproves Existence of Free WIll

Nashville Man Single-Handedly Disproves Existence of Free WIll

Resolving centuries of philosophical debate over the existence of free will, Cody Barrett of Nashville, Tennessee, definitely proved that he hasn’t got it. “It was a blow, especially at first,” said Barrett regarding his discovery of his own lack...

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Funny story: Bathroom Graffiti Leads To Existential Breakthrough

Bathroom Graffiti Leads To Existential Breakthrough

What started as a questionable choice in food last evening, turned out to lead one man to discover the answer to his entire existence. Jacob Frye, a 33-year-old accountant from Glendale, had been eating with his family at Big Joe’s Crabs on Baseline...

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Funny story: Serious Man Acknowledges Ridiculous Nature of Life

Serious Man Acknowledges Ridiculous Nature of Life

After decades of rarely even cracking a smile, serious-minded Brett Carwyle of New York City, someone never known for his sense of humor, finally came to acknowledge the ridiculous nature of life. “It’s a shit-show,” said Carwyle, grinning and sha...

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Funny story: ITVBe Announces Improved Intellectual Content With Updated "Real Housewives" Franchise

ITVBe Announces Improved Intellectual Content With Updated "Real Housewives" Franchise

In a bid to improve its falling ratings, ITV's flagship channel ITVBe, the "reality" based station for those with nothing better to do, like watching paint dry or doing the ironing, has announced that it is adding to the controversial and intellectua...

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Funny story: Meat Industry Urges Recognition of Veganism as a Religion so that People Will Stop Taking It So Seriously

Meat Industry Urges Recognition of Veganism as a Religion so that People Will Stop Taking It So Seriously

Representatives of the meat, dairy and egg industries have come out in support of the controversial push by some to recognize veganism as an official religion entitled to the full protections of the First Amendment, simply so that vegans will stop ta...

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Funny story: Nashville Man Becomes a Stoic

Nashville Man Becomes a Stoic

In the grand tradition of Roman emperor/philosopher Marcus Aurelius, Ben Foley of Nashville, Tennessee, decided to become a Stoic. "I dig it," said Foley of his new way of life. "It's chill. Steady, as my man Marcus liked to say." Foley explain...

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