MC Hammer’s Philosophical Tweets Turned Into Memes
Rapper MC Hammer was not known for his philosophical thoughts but that changed this week.
The “U Can’t Touch This” hitmaker impressed Twitter with his Aristotle-like writing.
“You bore us. If science is a ‘commitment to truth’ shall we site all the historical non’ truths perpetuated by scientists?,” the 90s rapper, who’s real name is Stanley Kirk Burrell, tweeted. “Of course not. It’s not since vs philosophy… It’s Science + Philosophy. Elevate your Thinking and Consciousness. When you measure include the
You bore us. If science is a “commitment to truth” shall we site all the historical non-truths perpetuated by scientists ? Of course not. It’s not science vs Philosophy … It’s Science + Philosophy. Elevate your Thinking and Consciousness. When you measure include the measurer. https://t.co/hsZzHNwJ0M
— MC HAMMER (@MCHammer) February 22, 2021
Hammer’s statement was a response that stemmed from the rapper sharing an academic article about the philosophy of science, titled “The Visibility of Philosophy In The Sciences, 1980-2018.”
The tweet turned the philosophy-loving rapper into a meme.
MC Hammer could write The Symposium but Plato could never write Can't Touch This pic.twitter.com/3ziYOx5SNp
— wah wah wah, bitch i'm a baby (@MicycleOilyskin) February 23, 2021
MC Hammer is apparently a serious reader of the philosophy of science. This is cool as hell. https://t.co/ErRTEw2f0i
— Yakov Feygin (@BuddyYakov) February 22, 2021
Mr. T is dropping theological truths, MC Hammer is dropping philosophical truths, and I’m just glad I’m alive to see it pic.twitter.com/2TYxXTXUyE
— Fr. David Paternostro, SJ (@DavidPaternostr) February 23, 2021
I’ll admit, when I saw MC Hammer was trending, I was not expecting this.
— Troy Baker (@TroyBakerVA) February 23, 2021