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Non Sequitur by Wiley Miller for July 31, 2021

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    willispate  3 months ago

    I thought Danae had grownup for a second there, in the 1st 3 panels.

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    Concretionist  3 months ago

    Stealing that last panel for a political discussion…

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    RAGs  3 months ago

    Is Captain Kenny Bunk in port?

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    Superfrog  3 months ago

    An ounce of wishful thinking has more power than a truckload of evidence.

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    Say What Now‽ Premium Member 3 months ago

    Too many people will go to extreme lengths to protect their nonfactual faiths.

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    EasternWoods  3 months ago

    Is this a parable on some election loser

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    feverjr  3 months ago

    Wouldn’t bet against Danae’s intuition….

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    keenanthelibrarian  3 months ago

    I don’t think I ever want Danae to grow up.

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    Doug K  3 months ago

    … and … and … “What if?” …

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    Cornelius Noodleman  3 months ago

    Come back next season for more Oak Island.

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    [Unnamed Reader - 8bb645]  3 months ago

    Where was Captain Kenny Bunk’s port?

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    Richard Howland-Bolton Premium Member 3 months ago

    At least she has “a foolish consistency”

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    jimmjonzz Premium Member 3 months ago

    Emerson is being pranked here. His famous observation was, “A foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds.”

    I’ve always thought that the key word here was “foolish.” Nothing wrong with consistency when facts have been established. Or even if there’s a strong likelihood that something is so, but again based on facts.

    But the seeker of truth, scientist or not, must always be ready to abandon an idea shown to be false… no matter how long lived or how popular that idea may be.

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    Scorpio Premium Member 3 months ago

    Seems she is being selective about the “facts” again. Now, where have I heard this story before. I know I’ve heard it before?

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    seamusrmacdonald  3 months ago

    Possibly ascribable to the effects of the dreaded Jewish lasers.

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    posse1 Premium Member 3 months ago

    “Hobgoblin” Totally have to work that into a conversation today.

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    LawrenceS  3 months ago

    In regard to Danae’s continuation: even if the map is a fake someone made it and planted it for her to find. It’s not a fungus like a mushroom that just sprang up. That makes it worth pursuing. Of course having no sense of direction and not knowing your right hand from your left will make it hard to follow.

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    1953Baby  3 months ago

    Well . . .it WILL keep her out of everybody’s hair. . .

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    Olddog04  3 months ago

    The message in this arc is glaringly obvious.

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    Richard S Russell Premium Member 3 months ago

    “Nothing could be more obvious than that the earth is stable and unmoving, and that we are in the center of the Universe. Modern Western science takes its beginning from the denial of this common-sense axiom.” —Daniel J. Boorstin

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    vaughnrl2003 Premium Member 3 months ago

    Well said. You know, people don’t really know many hobgoblins any more. Tolkien sort of left them out of the story.

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    sandpiper  3 months ago

    Looks like her ‘army’ reached the end of its patience and left the battlefield. We did that for news channels that still tout stolen elections, anti-vaxxers, and anti-mask theory. I bet both the lost army and we are the better for it.

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    wmchere  3 months ago

    I see a future ‘editor’

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    scote1379 Premium Member 3 months ago

    There is an old Legend here in Maine that says that Blackbeard the Pirate buried treasure somewhere along the coast on a Island , A few problems with this, one , which Island ( look at a map of Maine ) , two , Dig on a Maine Island and you run into what Stephen King calls Maine’s ultimate truth ; Granite !

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    car2ner  3 months ago

    treasure hunting is too much fun to bother with facts

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    kartis  3 months ago

    A lot of adults have sunk money into the supposed treasure on that island they keep profiling on what used to be the history channel. On about as much evidence as Dana’s.

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    majkmushrm Premium Member 3 months ago

    I think Wiley has it wrong here. Facts are something ignored by the tenaciously faithful mind and the hobgoblin of the open minded.

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    awcoffman  3 months ago

    Our troubled times, wrapped up in a single statement.

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    Masterskrain Premium Member 3 months ago

    Hummm… that sure sounds like a BUNCH of people running around now…

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    GreenT267  3 months ago

    Is anyone else remembering the travesty of the Forrest Fenn treasure hunt?

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    poppacapsmokeblower  3 months ago

    We in America, prove, “Facts are the hobgoblin of the tenaciously faithful mind.” Though I would substitute “closed” for “faithful.”

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    Holden Awn  3 months ago

    She’s off to sign up for the Mueller investigation team.

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    mistercatworks  3 months ago

    Some “bunk” must be true, right?

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    rayrayray  3 months ago

    Why doesn’t she check Kenny Bunks’ port?

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    mwksix  3 months ago

    And thus “Q” was born…

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    Ermine Notyours  3 months ago

    But now she gets to keep all the treasure for herself! Bwahahahaha—oh, it’s just a jack in the box.

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    brick10  3 months ago

    Facts? BAH! Facts just get in the way of me getting what I want.

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    Night-Gaunt49  3 months ago

    NO POLITICS IN THIS COMIC STORY THIS WEEK.

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    bakana  3 months ago

    The fact that his last Name is “Bunk” should set off alarm bells.

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    eddi_tbh  3 months ago

    “Don’t bother me with the facts, I’ve already made up my mind.” First heard in the 70s. now an official plank in the GOP platform.

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