Mindblown: a blog about philosophy.

  • A Quickie

    Newly graduated from the seminary, the young, naive priest was given an assignment in a far rural parish. 

  • God Be With You

    Little 2 1/2-year-old Kelli went with a neighbor girl to church for First Communion practice. To demonstrate the process, the pastor has the children cup their hands, and when he gives them the “Host” (in this case, a piece of bread) he says: “God be with you.”

  • Kidnapped

    Winthrop found the following ransom note slipped under his front door: “if you ever want to see your wife alive again, bring $50,000 to the 17th green at your country club tomorrow at 10:00am.”

  • Tightly Packed

    As the crowded elevator descended, Mrs. Wilson became increasingly furious with her husband, who was obviously delighted to be pressed against a gorgeous blonde.

  • Engine Trouble

    Fifteen minutes into the flight from New York to Phoenix, the captain announced, “Ladies and gentlemen, one of our engines has failed. There is nothing to worry about. Our flight will take an hour longer than scheduled, but we still have three engines left.”

  • Baby Scales

    A blonde holding a baby walks into a drug store and asks the clerk if she can use the store’s baby scale.

  • Can’t Get Out

    An airline captain was helping a new blonde flight attendant prepare for her first overnight trip.

  • Door to Door

    An enthusiastic door-to-door vacuum salesman goes to the first house in his new territory. 

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