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Why Did The Chicken Cross The Road?

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          For the greater good.
 Karl Marx
          It was a historical inevitability.

So that its subjects will view it with admiration, as a chicken which has the daring and courage to boldly cross the road, but also with fear, for whom among them has the strength to contend with such a paragon of avian virtue? In such a manner is the princely chicken's dominion maintained.

 Noam Chomsky
The chicken didn't exactly cross the road. As of 1994,
something like 99.8% of all US chickens reaching maturity that year had spent 82% of their lives in confinement. The living conditions in most chicken coops break every international law ever written, and some, particularly the ones for chickens bound for slaughter, border on inhumane. My point is, they had
no chance to cross the road (unless you count the ride to the supermarket). Even if one or two have crossed roads for whatever reason, most never get a chance. Of course, this is not what we are told. Instead, we see chickens happily dancing around on Sesame Street and Foster Farms commercials where chickens are not only crossing roads, but driving trucks (incidentally, Foster Farms is owned by the same people who own the Foster Freeze chain, a subsidiary of the dairy industry).
Anyway, ... (Chomsky continues for 32 pages. For the full text of his answer, contact Odonian Press)
Because of an excess of light pink gooey stuff in its pancreas.
 Thomas de Torquemada
Give me ten minutes with the chicken and I'll find out.
 Carl Jung
The confluence of events in the cultural gestalt necessitated that individual chickens cross roads at this historical juncture, and therefore synchronicitously brought such occurrences into being.
 Jacques Derrida
Any number of contending discourses may be discovered within the act of the chicken crossing the road, and each interpretation is equally valid as the authorial intent can never be discerned, because structuralism is dead.
 Timothy Leary
Because that's the only kind of trip the Establishment would let it take.
Because if you gaze too long across the road, the road gazes also across you.
 Douglas Adams
 Oliver North
          National Security was at stake.
 Jean-Paul Sartre 
In order to act in good faith and be true to itself, the
chicken found it necessary to cross the road.
 Albert Einstein
Whether the chicken crossed the road or the road crossed the chicken depends upon your frame of reference.
          To actualize its potential.
If you ask this question, you deny your own chicken-nature.
 B.F. Skinner
Because the external influences which had pervaded its
sensorium from birth had caused it to develop in such a fashion that it would tend to cross roads, even while believing these actions to be of its own free will.
 Howard Cosell
It may very well have been one of the most astonishing event to grace the annals of history. An historic, unprecedented avian biped with the temerity to attempt such an herculean achievement formerly relegated to homo sapien pedestrians is truly a remarkable occurence.
 Ludwig Wittgenstein
The possibility of crossing was encoded into the objects
chicken and road, and circumstances came into being which caused the actualization of this potential occurrence.
 Werner Heisenberg
We are not sure which side of the road the chicken was on, but it was moving very fast.
 Salvador Dali
          The Fish.
          For fun.
It was the logical next step after coming down from the trees.
 Ralph Waldo Emerson
          It didn't cross the road; it transcended it.
 Emily Dickinson
          Because it could not stop for death.
 Ernest Hemingway
          To die. In the rain.
 Johann Friedrich von Goethe
          The eternal hen-principle made it do it.
 David Hume
          Out of custom and habit.
 Saddam Hussein
This was an unprovoked act of rebellion and we were quite justified in dropping 50 tons of nerve gas on it.
 Jack Nicholson
'Cause it (censored) wanted to. That's the (censored) reason.
 Pyrrho the Skeptic
          What road?
 Ronald Reagan
          I forget.
 John Sun 
The Air Force was only too happy to provide the transportation, so quite understandably the chicken availed himself of the opportunity.
 Henry David Thoreau
To live deliberately ... and suck all the marrow out of life.
 The Sphinx
          You tell me.
 Mark Twain
The news of its crossing has been greatly exaggerated.
 Katherine McKinnon
Because, in this patriarchial state, for the last four
centuries, men have applied their principles of justice in
determining how chickens should be cared for, their language has demeaned the identity of the chicken, their technonogy and trucks have decided how and where chickens will be distributed their science has become the basis for what chickens eat, their sense of humor has provided the framework for this joke, their art and film have given us our perception of chicken life, their lust for flesh has has made the chicken the most
consumned animal in the US, and their legal system has left the chicken with no other recourse.
 Stephen Jay Gould
It is possible that there is a sociobiological explanation for it, but we have been deluged in recent years with
sociobiological stories despite the fact that we have little
direct evidence about the genetics of behavior, and we do not know how to obtain it for the specific behaviors that figure most prominently in sociobiological speculation.
 Malcom X
          It was coming home to roost.
 Joseph Stalin
I don't care. Catch it. I need its eggs to make my omlette.

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