Reasonable Words: “They don’t make movies about philosophers”

Sophie's World
A best-seller, but no Harry Potter.

A very sweet interchange between an academic and his 9-year-old daughter.

This actually happened earlier this week.

The Girl and I were in the car, driving home after a school event. She’s nine, and she was in the back seat.

TG (unprompted): How do philosophers make a living?

DD (laughs): Where did that come from?

TG: Well, if I want to be a philosopher, how will I make a living?

Hit the link for the full dialogue:

http://suburbdad.blogspot.com/2013/12/the-philosopher-in-back-seat.html

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