Great Revolutionaries Finger Puppet Set - Fridge Magnets
 : Great Revolutionaries Finger Puppet Set - Fridge Magnets

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from: The Unemployed Philosophers Guild

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Binding: Toy
Brand: The Unemployed Philosophers Guild
Color: Revolutionaries
EAN: 0814229000778
Item Dimensions: 768106345217
Label: The Unemployed Philosophers Guild
Manufacturer: The Unemployed Philosophers Guild
Manufacturer Minimum Age: 72 months
MPN: 0157
Publisher: The Unemployed Philosophers Guild
Size: 4 inches
Studio: The Unemployed Philosophers Guild

  • Mandela, Gandhi, Che Guevara and Trotsky. They're finger puppets--and they're magnets. Have a revolution on your fingers! Have a revolution on your fridge!
  • Each puppet is about 4" tall and is magnetized so it can double as a refrigerator magnet. They come packaged in a fun puppet-theater box.
  • From the Unemployed Philosophers Guild. Don't worry. We are employed, just not as philosophers. UPG is a small, Brooklyn based company specializing in gifts for the sophisticated gift giver. Click on our brand name near the product title on this page for more presents of mind.

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Brought to You by The Unemployed Philosophers Guild

The origins of the Unemployed Philosophers Guild are shrouded in mystery. Some accounts trace the Guild's birth to Athens in the latter half of the 4th century BCE. Allegedly, several lesser philosophers grew weary of the endless Socratic dialogue endemic in their trade and turned to crafting household implements and playthings. (Hence the assertions that Socrates quaffed his hemlock poison from a Guild-designed chalice, though vigorous debate surrounds the question of whether it was a "disappearing" chalice.)

Others argue that the UPG dates from the High Middle Ages, when the Philosophers Guild entered the world of commerce by selling bawdy pamphlets to pilgrims facing long lines for the restroom. Business boomed until 1211 when Pope Innocent III condemned the publications. Not surprisingly, this led to increased sales, even as half our membership was burned at the stake.

More recently, revisionist historians have pinpointed the birth of the Guild to the time it was still cool to live in New York City's Lower East Side. Two brothers turned their inner creativity and love of paying rent towards fulfilling the people's needs for finger puppets, warm slippers, coffee cups, and cracking up at stuff.

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