Dilbert Classics by Scott Adams

Dilbert Classics

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  1. KZ71

    KZ71 said, over 1 year ago

    Remind me not to take Dogbert’s human philosophy class.

    First comment on my first day of membership! Ha!

  2. Nabuquduriuzhur

    Nabuquduriuzhur said, over 1 year ago

    From one of my books:
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    “It’s clear that people do bad things, but how you know those things are bad things? What IS a “bad” action? What is evil? Evil must be defined before one can answer those questions.
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    Evil has been defined in different ways. Some define it as being an absence of good, in the same way that absolute zero is the absence of energy. Others define it as a force in itself or as a state in itself.
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    The Bible uses the term evil in two ways— misfortune and moral evil. Misfortune is self-explanatory. Moral evil is that evil which springs from selfishness.
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    As an example, here are Commandments Six through Ten of the Ten Commandments:
    13 " “You shall not murder.
    14 “You shall not commit adultery.
    15 “You shall not steal.
    16 “You shall not bear false witness against your neighbor.
    17 “You shall not covet your neighbor’s house; you shall not covet your neighbor’s wife, nor his male servant, nor his female servant, nor his ox, nor his donkey, nor anything that is your neighbor’s.” " —Exodus 20:13-17 (KJV)
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    Murder, adultery, stealing, lying, and coveting.
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    Every one of those moral evils spring from human selfishness of one kind or another."
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    Note that those evils are things that harm others. Murder harms the victim. Adultery harms the victim. Stealing harms the victim. Lying harms the victim. Coveting leads to a host of things like theft that harm the victim.

  3. Sisyphos

    Sisyphos said, over 1 year ago

    Beware, Little Rex! Going to Dogbert for advice on Good and Evil is only one step below asking the Prince of Heck!

  4. Chris Kenworthy

    Chris Kenworthy said, over 1 year ago

    Interestingly, the new Dilbert today is also about thinking with your gut.

  5. Beau Nobo

    Beau Nobo said, over 1 year ago

    Thinking with your gut makes your thoughts crappy.

  6. Jonathan Mason

    Jonathan Mason said, over 1 year ago

    Actually, there are 613 commandments in the bible, and virtually no-one follows any of them, but then again, the bible is a work of fiction, so it doesn’t matter.

  7. Black4dder

    Black4dder said, over 1 year ago

    It’s interesting that rape and child abuse never made the commandments list.

  8. INGSOC

    INGSOC GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    While thinking with his gut, perhaps he ’ought to work out at the gym to eliminate those thick inches..

  9. mwbarr

    mwbarr GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    This is the statement of ethics of every GOP candidate.

  10. potrerokid1532

    potrerokid1532 said, over 1 year ago

    @Jonathan Mason

    You’re not so bad at it yourself; but, did you really have to post it three times?????

  11. MaxStarmanJones

    MaxStarmanJones said, over 1 year ago

    @Chris Kenworthy

    You beat me to it! I was thinking how Scott Adams has not changed that much, still talking about gut feelings.

  12. MaxStarmanJones

    MaxStarmanJones said, over 1 year ago

    @Jonathan Mason

    Methinks thou dost protest too much.

  13. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    @Nabuquduriuzhur

    Most people would agree with that regardless of religion since such things are common sense in a normal time. However in a disaster some of those things are not bad in context.
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    Situational ethics isn’t something to be dismissed.

  14. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 GoComics PRO Member said, over 1 year ago

    A glitch in the system will sometimes post duplicates. You can delete the top two.

  15. davbart92663

    davbart92663 said, over 1 year ago

    @Black4dder

    “Rape and child abuse not in the commandments”.

    If you would think about it, which would be a good act, you would realize that rape is adultery. And, treat others as yourself takes care of child abuse.

    Thinking is good, reacting without thought is evil. Also close mindedness and bigotry.

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