I really like the idea and where this could go. The animation and art is decent enough. I really enjoyed watching the animation.
I might suggest that if one of your character's is falling to their death, that they yell out, "Zeno's Paradox!" And they will suddenly stop falling.
1 of Zeno's paradoxes: The Arrow
If everything when it occupies an equal space is at rest, and if that which is in locomotion is always occupying such a space at any moment, the flying arrow is therefore motionless.
When Pythagoras said, "I would rather die a thousand deaths than go back to the cage." I think a better line would have been to replace 'cage' with 'cave', a reference to the Plato's Allegory of the Cave.
This is a web comic I love to read that mixes philosophical arguments into everyday affairs and absurdity. Perhaps it can give you inspiration.
List of Paradoxes are a good source material for philosophical phun.