Frank & Ernest by Thaves

Frank & Ernest

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  1. Superfrog

    Superfrog said, over 3 years ago

    They were looking for someone with more inertia.

  2. edclectic

    edclectic said, over 3 years ago

    He got stoned!

  3. Jo Clear (aka: Grasshopper)

    Jo Clear (aka: Grasshopper) GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    What was your job, grinding grain, or maybe crushing grapes ?

  4. Chris Maple

    Chris Maple said, over 3 years ago

    Professional Paperweight, a government job.

  5. emptc12

    emptc12 said, over 3 years ago

    As with many things to come, the older generation thinks it’s just a passing fad.

  6. zoidknight

    zoidknight said, over 3 years ago


    And like our government, does their best to slow and prevent the advancement of technology.

  7. Dr Dave

    Dr Dave said, over 3 years ago

    Me, too

  8. What-D-Hey

    What-D-Hey said, over 3 years ago

    They took him for granite.

  9. Nun'Ya Bidness

    Nun'Ya Bidness said, over 3 years ago

    I want to be a ‘rock hound’ when i grow up.
    Right now, I’m just a ‘pebble puppy’.

  10. InTraining

    InTraining said, over 3 years ago

    So then…. you were a rocket scientist… ? ! ?

  11. emptc12

    emptc12 said, over 3 years ago


    It’s human nature, really. Governments and religions tend to be headed by the older, more conservative members of the previous generations – and they resist changes in society that might affect present laws and doctrine. They might as well resist the lunar tides and earthquakes. Time is change, and human generations that have any bit of freedom crave change if it affects comfort and family prosperity.
    Present technologies, especially those relative to social interactions, are spreading rapidly and can’t be stopped. Much of the newest technology enables businesses to profit beyond their competition and is implemented very quickly in beta form, to be refined later. Its cumulative affects on society might turn out to be bad, but they are marketed, anyway.
    I am re-reading FUTURE SHOCK, by Alvin Toffler. Near the beginning of the book he discusses the increasing speed with which technology sweeps through human culture. It took millennia for the basic technologies to take hold. Others such as gunpowder took centuries. The printing press took decades. The time from invention to implementation now takes merely years.
    I distrust governments to allow free access to technology, too, but I think their holds on various aspects of it are slipping. Is that good or bad? In Toffler’s opinion, the human race still have brains developed for conditions 50,000 years ago and is possibly incapable of using modern technology wisely.
    It would be interesting to see what would happen if state politicians and religious leaders were taken from power when they reached the age of 50. Previously, nature did not allow people to live so long and stay in power with their old ideas. Are people over 50, with failing physical powers and mental capability (I am one) a bad thing for human survival?
    Or, taken from the high, youthful intensity of the animal side of human nature (sex and aggression), are they the newest stage of humanity, and a calming influence?
    There’s always a “big picture” that only a few people can see early on, and I wish I were one of them. I’d like to see an advance-copy history of the world during the next few hundred years.

  12. edclectic

    edclectic said, over 3 years ago


    S’truth! Mutate to survive. Seriously: well stated and insightful.

  13. bmonk

    bmonk said, over 3 years ago

    Heavy, man!

  14. chasm_b

    chasm_b GoComics PRO Member said, over 3 years ago

    Turns out there was a misprint in the job description, it should’ve said “Sedimentary” instead of “Sedentary”.

  15. emptc12

    emptc12 said, over 3 years ago

    Thanks for the post.
    Is the music that goes with that (I assume) as high a quality as the lyrics? Have you ever read the book THIS IS YOUR BRAIN ON MUSIC? It addressed many questions I’ve had over the years.

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