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Now There's A Version Of Mail Online Written By Philosophers

Pour your curves into this philosophical parody site.

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What does tabloid news written by philosophers look like? Now we know. This is The Philosophers' Mail, the intellectual's version of the globe-straddling, flesh-flaunting, million-clicks-a-minute Mail Online.

Philosopher and popular author Alain de Botton is involved and sarcastically - one would hope - calls the site a competitor to Mail Online.

Anyone here read the Mail Online with fair regularity, yet feels conflicted, ambivalent, even sometime disgusted for doing so?

Alain de Botton@alaindebotton

Anyone here read the Mail Online with fair regularity, yet feels conflicted, ambivalent, even sometime disgusted for doing so?

09:29 AM - 30 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Now, at last, there is an alternative. You no longer have to choose between what is fun and what is serious. Today sees the launch of...

Alain de Botton@alaindebotton

Now, at last, there is an alternative. You no longer have to choose between what is fun and what is serious. Today sees the launch of...

09:33 AM - 30 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

...a major new rival to the Daily Mail, written and produced entirely by philosophers. Please get addicted to: http://t.co/P3L12epHOF

Alain de Botton@alaindebotton

...a major new rival to the Daily Mail, written and produced entirely by philosophers. Please get addicted to: http://t.co/P3L12epHOF

09:33 AM - 30 Jan 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

Some 161 million people around the world a month visit Mail Online. We're not sure the intellectual version is more entertaining than the real thing.

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