Tom the Dancing Bug by Ruben Bolling for April 30, 2015
enjoy this vintage 1995 classic tom the dancing bug every thursday panels from the annals of the tom the dancing bug archive check back every friday for a fresh, brand new tom the dancing bug! tom the dancing bug by ruben bolling monkey business chapter 4 in which charley the australopithecine (a prehistoric ape species that evolved into humanity) is set free after his captor, a research scientist, discovers that animal rights activists sabotaged his laboratory. charley: um... doc, am i free to go?! doctor: yes, yes. my experiment is thoroughly ruined! don't those animal rights fruitcakes realize that my experiments benefit people?! charley: what are you gonna do with all this food? doctor: help yourself. ...and in order for the results to be meaningful for humans, species close to humanity must be used! charley: yeah, but the closer they are to humanity, the more inhuman it is to use them. non-human apes laugh, cry, make tools, and when taught language, use it creatively. maybe their integrity should be respected, even at a cost to humans. doctor: so apes shouldn't be used for research no matter the benefit to mankind?!! charley: well, i'd volunteer for the right project... charley: for example, i think the effect of grape soda and cable television on sexual performance is worth investigating. doctor: i don't think we can get funding for that, charley. charley: alright, then, no pay-per-view but that's going to skew the results!
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