Who Said It: Jaden Smith or a 19th Century Philosopher?
PHOTO: Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, Jaden Smith

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He won our hearts with, "Patterns, boom." Now he's blown our minds with a Twitter feed to rival the complete works of Your Favorite 19th Century Thinkers, Poets and Philosophers. And he does it all in title case.* Meaning, He Does It All In Title Case.

In the interest of making this quiz fair to young Jaden's long-dead thought-peers, every quotation below has been retrofitted to his singular, titular style.

*Title case, as seen in the headline above, does by definition allow for a few quiet words - "a"… "and"… "for".. etc… The After Earth star makes no such exemption.

Answers below.

1) "Animals Are Being Tortured And Enslaved And It Needs To Stop."

a) Arthur Schopenhauer

b) Jaden Smith

2) "It's Not What You Look At That Matters, It's What You See."

a) Henry David Thoreau

b) Jaden Smith

3) "When I Die. Then You Will Realize."

a) Friedrich Nietzsche

b) Jaden Smith

4) "I Encourage You All To [Unfollow/Stop Reading] Me So I Can Be Left With The People Who Actually Appreciate Philosophy And Poetry."

a) John Stuart Mill

b) Jaden Smith

5) "Those Who Cannot Remember The Past Are Condemned To Repeat It."

a) George Santayana

b) Jaden Smith

6) Everybody [Get Off Your Phones/Stop Reading Your Bibles] And Go Do What You Actually Wanna Do

a) Karl Marx

b) Jaden Smith

7) "Too Fair To Worship, Too Divine To Love."

a) G.W.F. Hegel

b) Jaden Smith

8) "There Is No Nutrients In Our Food Anymore Or In Our Soil OR IN OUR WATER."

a) John Muir

b) Jaden Smith





1) Jaden Smith

Schopenhauer companion tweet: "Shame On Such A Morality… That Fails To Recognize The Eternal Essence That Exists In Every Living Thing."

2) Henry David Thoreau

Smith companion tweet: "How Can Mirrors Be Real If Our Eyes Aren't Real."

3) Jaden Smith

Nietzsche companion tweet: "God Is Dead."

4) Jaden Smith

Mill companion tweet: "I have learned to seek my happiness by limiting my desires, rather than in attempting to satisfy them."

5) George Santayana

Smith's companion tweet is a rejection of Santayana's warning: We Need To Stop Teaching The Youth About The Past And Encourage Them To Change The Future.

6) Jaden Smith

Marx's companion tweet: "Religion is the opiate of the masses."

7) G.W.F. Hegel

Smith companion tweet: " My Only Dream Was To be Cool With You Guys"

8) Jaden Smith

Muir companion quote: "…The Hills And Groves Were God's First Temples, And The More They Are Cut Down And Hewn Into Cathedrals And Churches, The Farther Off And Dimmer Seems The Lord Himself."

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