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pokerfan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri May-27-11 01:14 PM
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Wikipedia trivia game
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It was the tooltip to a">recent xkcd: Wikipedia trivia: if you take any article, click on the first link in the article text not in parentheses or italics, and then repeat, you will eventually end up at Philosophy.

For example: Circumcision → Foreskin → Male → Gender → Male (endless loop) → Gamete (try the second word) → Ancient Greek → Greek language → Greeks → Nation → Sovereign state → State (polity) → Social sciences → List of academic disciplines → Academia → Community → Interaction → Causality → Event → Observable → Physics → Natural science → Naturalism (philosophy) → Natural law → Nature → Phenomenon → Observation → Knowledge → Fact → Information → Sequence → Mathematics → Quantity → Property (philosophy) → Modern philosophy → Philosophy! Whew!

And another toon (">available as a poster) dealing with the merging of man and machine:

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