This is one (of many) C&H strips that show definitively why Watterson is a genius. Great artwork and the ability to take literary and philosophical ideas and relate them in a hilarious way to Calvin’s (humans’) ego. Fantastic stuff.
I love the way the mathematics creates the reality rather than simply being a quantitative description of what already is.
“You know, they refused Jesus too.He said, ’You’re not him.’”
To think that this was penned more than 20 years ago. It still works amazingly well in our time.
Anybody got a bead on what country is being outlined. It doesn’t look like any of the usual suspects: Israel, Syria, Iraq, Iran.
A man hears what he wants to hearAnd disregards the rest.—Paul Simon
I’m assuming you’ve read Rabelais.
And the tension builds…..
Seems like as good an explanation as any at this point. I have no idea what is being referenced in the toon.