Zen Pencils by Gavin Aung Than

Zen Pencils

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  1. jpay1150

    jpay1150 GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Ooh, V! Very cool

  2. Bakumanfan

    Bakumanfan said, over 2 years ago

    Oh yeah awesome

  3. Chrystos

    Chrystos GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    Whew. What a way to wake up at 5:30 am. On the other hand, the chinese medecine way of looking at things is that if you are constantly angry, you are afflicted - overheating of the liver. That relentless anger shortens the life and makes things irritable, angry, impatient, unappreciative. I say take action, but why do we have to get a huge head of steam to take action? (Which I have done)….. Does she have to get really angry to take a first step - like get rid of her disgusting slacker of a husband / lover/ roommate? Sometimes the changes close to home are the hardest…) Anyway, thanks Gavin, for once again lifting the genre of comics up from the vapid and callow! …. (I work really, really hard as a massage theraspist to soothe peoples’ profound / dangerous levels of stress – so they can (choose &) fight their battles effectively… & enjoy life…) … Anyway, thnx again, cold shower dude!

  4. StoicLion

    StoicLion said, over 2 years ago

    Where is the part where these protesters caused millions in damage to public property and committed multiple violent crimes?

  5. J2P2

    J2P2 said, over 2 years ago

    Oh my…how very uncomfortable a piece to read this morning…or any morning. But I love it.

  6. Tom

    Tom said, over 2 years ago

    “Choose your battles wisely.”

  7. Michael Thorton

    Michael Thorton said, over 2 years ago

    @Zen Pencils
    Gavin-sama, I like the Guy Fawkes mask, but not all of us are like this, you know.

  8. Richard

    Richard GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago

    A real change of pace. Sophie Scholl was a member of a non violent resistance group back in Nazi Germany.
    Was sentenced to death for distributing anti war leaflets 1943.
    I prefer her last statement.
    “Such a fine, sunny day, and I have to go, but what does my death matter, if through us, thousands of people are awakened and stirred to action?”
    One does not have to use violence to resist or cause change was her message.

  9. MeGoNow

    MeGoNow said, over 2 years ago

    But then, she died. Didn’t change a thing. Not even close. Started out with some sort of idea, but tried to fight monsters with words. Monsters don’t care about words. Mao could have taught her one essential truth.

  10. Darwinskeeper

    Darwinskeeper said, over 2 years ago


    Because most of us need to be REALLY angry to go from passive suffering to action.

  11. Robin

    Robin said, over 2 years ago

    Oh I really love this!

  12. queenkimmie

    queenkimmie said, over 2 years ago

    What I see is a bunch of people trying to change everyone else instead of themselves. Change only comes if you are willing to change.


    CARAPORAM said, over 2 years ago

    That is why I only watch cartoons on TV…..

  14. DAZZ

    DAZZ said, over 2 years ago

    Protesting is no way to accomplishment.
    I did nothing outstanding in my career, but I never accepted failure either (and DID extract myself from a bad marriage). I don’t associate with violent people, and now that I’m retired, I try not to get very political (even though I’ll always have an opinion)- TMZ calls me regularly to be “on” and I sometimes accept.

  15. mr_sherman

    mr_sherman GoComics PRO Member said, over 2 years ago


    Without protesting, where would the civil rights movement be? Without protesting, how are we made aware of the need for social change? Protesting doesn’t have to be done with anger. In fact anger, misused, could defeat the purpose of the protest. Anger expressed as violence is the danger. Anger expressed as positive action can be very powerful (this isn’t right. I will do something to make it better).

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