Non Sequitur by Wiley Miller for June 18, 2000
Mark: -Gasp- Media Zombies!! Zombies: ...buy stuff... ...think what we're told.... Mark: How did this happen? When did we lose our ability to see the obvious? Hey! Wake up!! They're two sides of the same coin! Their only convictions can be found in your wallet. Voice: I've picked up a ripple in the media flow, doctor... It's nothing to worry about ...yet The Legend of Obviousman Part 2. Mark Cohen, A small-town realtor and amateur magician, has been freed from electronic influence and discovers that we've become a nation of.... He saw a world divided into camps of absoltes. Left vs. Right. Male vs. Female. Black vs. White. No rational thought for common ground, only mindless, predetermined rhetoric for endless arguing. Mark saw his destiny. Like the fabled child who pointed out the king was naked, he had to awaken people to the obvious truth. Meanwhile, hidden among the Mesas in the Coconino National Forest, an alert is sounded inside a suspicious-looking pueblo. Next week: Electric conspiracy.