Shakira vs Plato en 14 andere bewijzen dat popartiesten het beter zeggen dan de grote filosofen

Wie zegt het beter, de Grote Denkers of de grote poenscheppers? Knack Focus levert het bewijs dat er niet altijd gevleugelde woorden nodig zijn om onze diepste verlangens en gedachten over te brengen.

“Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent” (Witgenstein)

-> “You say it best when you say nothing at all” (Ronan Keating)

The nobler and more perfect a thing is, the later and slower it is in arriving at maturity. (Schopenhauer)

-> I’m not a girl, not yet a woman (Britney Spears)

“Entities should not be multiplied unnecessarily” (of Ockham)

-> “I will not hook up” (Kelly Clarkson)

“To be is to be perceived” (Berkeley)

-> “Take a look at me now” (Mariah Carey)

Liberty consists in doing what one desires” (Mill)

-> “Sorry For Partyrocking” (LMFAO)

Everything that exists is born for no reason, carries on living through weakness, and dies by accident” (Sartre)

-> “Nothing really matters” (David Guetta)

Freedom is secured not by the fulfilling of one’s desires, but by the removal of desire” (Epicetus)

-> “Don’t call my name Alejandro” (Lady Gaga)

The greater the difficulty, the more glory in surmounting it” (Epicurus)

-> “Roar” (Katy Perry)

What doesn’t kill me, makes me stronger” (Nietzsche)

-> “Where there is desire, There’s gonna be a flame, where there is a flame, someone’s bound to get burned. But just because it burns, doesn’t mean you’re gonna die” (Pink)

Whereof one cannot speak, thereof one must be silent” (Wittgenstein)

-> “Shut up bitch, you talk too much” (D12)

It is the preoccupation with possessions, more than anything else that prevents us from living freely and nobly” (Russell)

-> “Baby ‘cause in the dark, you can’t see shiny cars” (Rihanna)

The greatest wealth is to live content with little (Plato)

-> Lucky that my breasts are small and humble so you don’t confuse them with mountains (Shakira)

Arbeid is vaak de vader van het genoegen (Voltaire)

-> Work hard, play hard (Ne-Yo ft David Guetta)

Ah, women. They make the highs higher and the lows more frequent.” (Nietzsche)

-> “You make me come, You make me complete, You make me completely miserable”(Lit)

Life is a constant process of dying.” (Arthur Schopenhauer)

-> “Tonight let’s get some and live while we’re young” (One Direction)

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