Mullah Nasrudin In College
- An eccentric philosophy professor gave a one
question final exam after a semester dealing
with a broad array of topics.
The class was already seated and ready to go
when the professor picked up his chair, plopped
it on top of his desk and wrote on the board:
"Using everything we have learned this semester,
prove that this chair does not exist."
Fingers flew, erasers erased, notebooks were
filled in furious fashion.
Some students wrote over 30 pages in one hour
attempting to refute the existence of the chair.
Mullah Nasrudin was a member of the class. He was
up and finished in less than a minute.
Weeks later when the grades were posted, the
rest of the group wondered how he could have gotten
an "A"" when he had barely written anything at all.
Nasrudin's answer consisted of two words: