Zen Pencils by Gavin Aung Than

Zen Pencils

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  1. celecca

    celecca GoComics PRO Member said, 7 months ago

    amazing, ain’t it?

  2. bpullin

    bpullin said, 7 months ago

    125,000 people are not allowed to be born every day, worldwide. Potential doctors curing diseases. Great leaders. All destroyed in the name of “choice”.

  3. ossiningaling

    ossiningaling said, 7 months ago

    Talk to me about the loss of “great leaders” and potential doctors when the unwanted children, the sick and and the helpless are cared for. Any of those alive today who are rejected by society also could become those things but for the lack of opportunity. So anyone that was not born, that would have come into a world with opportunity, was prevented by those with power to provide it. Talk to them about the few who you think would have made a difference when it is just as likely that those offspring would have squandered their own opportunities on selfish things.

  4. lisapaloma13

    lisapaloma13 said, 7 months ago


    Excellent response! Thank you!

  5. Veteran

    Veteran GoComics PRO Member said, 7 months ago


    I agree also.
    Care for what is here not worry or complain about what is not. That can’t be fixed.

  6. Frank

    Frank said, 7 months ago


  7. DAZZ

    DAZZ GoComics PRO Member said, 7 months ago

    Many who have not been born were not meant to be either. I prefer to think about only positive aspects of everything.

    Still, for myself, 4 preganancies= 4 living children (some of whom have made great contributions, others more like me ;-)

  8. phritzg

    phritzg GoComics PRO Member said, 7 months ago

    For every potential Einstein, there is also a potential Hitler. Life always balances out that way.

  9. Leviticus

    Leviticus GoComics PRO Member said, 7 months ago

    Then again, as in natural selection, perhaps we are the best.

  10. Jkiss

    Jkiss GoComics PRO Member said, 7 months ago

    You know, that’s a real nice sentiment. Unfortunately reality isn’t so nice. Let us look at the children born, who are not wanted, for they far outnumber those aborted. They live lives of abuse and neglect and do not understand why. If these children are lucky, they are “rescued” by the system. They then live lives of uncertainty and fear. Some are lucky and land in a good foster home. Most face more abuse and neglect. The system then turns them out at 18 with some money and no hope for a future. Our jails are full of those children. The ones that don’t get rescued either die or grow up angry and aggressive.
    Before you judge another’s actions, ask yourself…….
    How many of these born and unwanted children have you volunteered to help? How many have you spent time with or mentored. How many of these millions of unwanted kids have you taken into your home?

  11. Charles

    Charles said, 7 months ago

    Guys… sometimes a cigar is just a cigar. OK?

  12. Jkiss

    Jkiss GoComics PRO Member said, 7 months ago


    Except for when it’s a Zen Pencil. :-)

  13. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 7 months ago


    Yes and where would be put those people? Jobs? Food? Living space? How about dealing with those born instead? You type don’t care about them. All you want is birth.
    I wonder how many serial killers and dictators weren’t born.
    7 billion in just 10 years, we will hit 8 billion in less than a decade.

  14. Night-Gaunt49

    Night-Gaunt49 said, 7 months ago

    No, not all life is worth living. Some people are born with their spines out side their bodies. All kinds of malformations, many of them shorten their lives by hours or years.
    And women are not brood slaves to your religion either.

  15. nawsa

    nawsa said, 7 months ago

    Richard Dawkins is a self-described “militant atheist” so I doubt that he is pushing a particular theology. For many of us it is a beautiful world; no judgement.

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