“I’ve always found many philosophical questions unanswerable,” I reply.
“Do the course! It’ll help you out,” says the new Plato.
“No time,” I say.
“No time? I’m starting my online MBA next week,” he says.
“Back to the real world then?” I say.
“Ha, ha! But I can now apply my philosophical reasoning to any issue,” he replies.
“It’s all about lifelong learning, Ian!” he says on departing.
Relieved to be alone with my thoughts, I recall Socrates’ words, “The only true wisdom is in knowing you know nothing.”