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Samuel Johnson's witty phrasing would seem to disqualify the genre as a mode in which one could possibly philosophize.
It is as if the process by which we begin to philosophize were teaching us to think of any event occurring on any given day of our lives as being subject to--indeed, as being in potentia submitted to--broader, wider, further considerations.
In a scene in which Ike philosophizes about losing one's humanity, Selleck's chiseled, virtually impassive face betrays no suggestion that humanity is anything more than a theoretical construct.
George, weighing his options between venturing out into the big wide world for new adventures and remaining in town with Emily, philosophizes, ``New people probably aren't any better than old ones.
Lizzie philosophizes that the trip represents her ``chance to start over'' - start what over?
When he addresses the failed Bay of Pigs fiasco with an angry, ``How could I have been so stupid,'' reflects on his humiliation by Khruschev at the 1961 Vienna summit meeting or casually philosophizes on the Kennedy history of womanizing, Shannon's JFK is merely providing information without illumination.
Our sole purpose in life,'' he philosophizes, ``is to make money.
The thing about nepotism,'' Clint Eastwood philosophizes, ``is that if someone is wrong for a role, you are very remiss in casting them.
He philosophizes that it's a race ``where adults are having so much fun, kids want to grow old.