Marks for originality

“Five minutes.”

It wasn’t going well. The answer box remained stubbornly empty, and Andrew couldn’t think of anything he’d learnt in the last nine months of lectures.

Heidegger, Kierkegaard, Sartre… who was it who said worry was simply a waste of time? Or was that Peanuts?

He looked down at his sheet. Please write your answer in the box below, it taunted him.

Well, he hadn’t taken this philosophy module for nothing. It was time for the nuclear option. In careful, clear letters he wrote: Your answer.

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