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Philosopher March Madness: The Bitter 16

In the Round of 32, Critical-Theory fans obliterated my faith in them and humanity. Among the travesties: Ayn Rand lost to Gilles Deleuze and Diogenes lost to Jacques Derrida (perhaps C-T readers are more comfortable with public masturbation than intellectual masturbation). The good news: Former overrated champion Noam Chomsky was knocked out by Martin Heidegger (his friends, after all, ruined the 1936 Olympics) and Jean Baudrillard knocked out Slavoj Zizek.