I have a long-standing disdain for the use of memes in political discourse. This is because what memes create isn’t discourse. Rather, they exist as flags which are stuck in the ground–and around them those who rally to the flag get to flip the bird at all detractors. I have no time for such things…
I took the photo which forms the basis of this comic about a week ago.
Just like that, the maelstrom ends. I’m taking a nap.
Of all the lies our society tells itself, the greatest must be the notion of the true “individual.” We are taught to believe we are in control of who we are — our likes, tastes, wants, and assumptions aren’t because of any outside influence but because we desire them. All on our own. And nobody…