Politics has become devoid of meaningful discussion. The cats would like to change that.
People like to think they are special and that their pain is unique, but it’s seldom true.
Satisfaction fades after a goal is reached, and the journey may be painful, but there is a bigger satisfaction that can be gained.
Putin’s invasion of Ukraine seemed like an appropriate time to publish this comic.
People get different benefits from things.
The main goal of most politicians is staying in power. Forget the people or the national interest.
The Anne Applebaum quote comes from her article Why the West’s Diplomacy With Russia Keeps Failing.
If you are interested in this topic you might enjoy the book, The Dictator’s Handbook, which proposes that leaders do whatever keeps them in power, regardless of the national interest.
Keeping a notebook can help with many aspects of life. This comic is based on Eric Barker’s post about notebooks in Barking Up The Wrong Tree.
So the U.S. is planning to give assets belonging to the Afghani people to Americans.
According to the rather incomprehensible French psychoanalyst and psychiatrist Jacques Lacan, what we desire is the desire of the Other.
Explaining what he meant by this quote, Lacan said “The necessary and sufficient reason for the repetitive insistence of these desires in the transference and their permanent remembrance in a signifier that repression has appropriated – that is, in which the repressed returns – is found if one accepts the idea that in these determinations the desire for recognition dominates the desire that is to be recognised, preserving it as such until it is recognized.”
Jesus preached love and care for others, but his followers don’t always follow his instructions. It makes one wonder how they expect to get to Heaven.