When studying has failed you, or you’ve simply failed to study–turn to magic. The great thing about magic is that it basically trumps effort, science, intellect, and…um, well, I guess guns. Take that, NRA.
Posts Tagged ‘Librarian’
This week actually is Banned Books Week for those unaware. As celebrated by the American Library Association, the point of this week is to celebrate “Intellectual freedom—the freedom to access information and express ideas, even if the information and ideas might be considered unorthodox or unpopular.”
Our comic’s history certainly makes this personally very important to us. You don’t have to like all media that’s out there, but you should respect its right to exist, even if its ideas run contrary to your own.
I don’t particularly have anything against Twitter (we obviously have a feed of our own). However, am I the only one who sees Twitter as a step backwards in human communication? We had blogging, but then someone decided blogging was too wordy for the masses? Facebook was too personally involved? Twitter is, for the most part, like reading a poorly written children’s book.
This strip stems from visiting the campus library and noticing almost no students are ever looking at books. The ones who are seem to be eying them suspiciously. Perhaps they’re contemplating uses other than reading?