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It all comes down to Philosophy

In this fun article for The Huffington Post, Amy Lee writes about a 2008 discovery that (apparently—I haven’t tried it) if you start by clicking the first non-italicized link of almost all (94.5%) Wikipedia entries, and click subsequent first-position, non-italicized links, you will end up at the Wikipedia entry on Philosophy. In my article on philosophy (click the philosophy link in the last sentence), I claim that philosophy is at the root of everything we study and here we have solid evidence from the internet that this is true. Lee’s article contains some entertaining links that enable you to explore the phenomenon a bit more.

There’s even a Wikipedia entry on the phenomenon. But of course there is.

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