Allie Brosh and Hyperbole and a Half are back after a year and a half of internet silence. That’s incredibly good news for people who like awesome things.
I point this out for two reasons:
- It contains one of the best evolutionary biology illustrations of all time (above), about how we are at the end of a long line of things that successfully avoided getting chewed to death.
- It is one of the greatest explorations and personal stories of depression and mental health that I have ever seen, and should really be read by every single damn person on Earth.
First of all, this isn’t the first time I’ve had to do this but I apologize for the math. Whoever told you there would be no math was an inveterate liar, but I apologize anyway. What I wanted to get at, however, wasn’t some complex formula that had to be religiously calculated and weighed…
Rule 1: The Doctor Lies
For if you suffer your people to be ill-educated, and their manners to be corrupted from their infancy, and then punish them for those crimes to which their first education disposed them, what else is to be concluded from this, but that you first make thieves and then punish them.”
― Thomas More, Utopia
Doing chemistry review for my exam tomorrow, and this is the final question. I can’t breathe I’m laughing so hard I don’t know if its from exhaustion, mental retardation or I just have the strangest sense of humor but this just made my day