Well I guess this is my last laugh (and I don't even charge):
Studying Philosophy was a wonderful experience for me. Of course that had a lot to do with the fact that after trying several other subject areas I had finally found one in which I could excel. I wasn't the best undergraduate student in the department but neither was I the worst by far. And discovering all the ideas and subject areas of Philosophy broadened me markedly and prepared me for life in a way that no restricted education could.
You can either get an education to get a job or you can get an education to have an education. Studying Philosophy is definitely the latter.
Here are my answers for the skeptical,
the doubters and anyone who laughs at Philosophy majors:
In the meantime philosophers and others do not hesitate to speculate about the nature of the mind. Here is a bit about Mind, the Turning test and Behaviorism
Here is a link to my Science of Consciousness and Mind page.