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How many Johnnies does it take to change a light bulb?

16 – one to read Descartes’ famous masterpiece On the Changing of Light Bulbs, and fifteen to form a discussion group and argue about the existential implications of light bulb changing.

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Whatever else you might say about St. John’s, there’s nothing else quite like it available to undergraduates in America. With a unique four-year curriculum, based on the “Great Books” reading list, in-depth discussion style classes, and a tiny number of intelligent, passionate students, this bizarre university will either change your life or leave you begging to escape.

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