The Crystal Clarity of the Cartoonist
To be able to accurately portray the situation in a single frame picture actually requires not just imagination but a certain analytic skill. Here are some recent entries for your edification and amusement, the latter being in lieu of crying!
(Editorial note: Lewis Carroll was a great logician and you can find several quotes from his works in my Quotable Quotes page. And there is probably more reality in Tolkien than in the proposed Obama budget. At least Tolkien acknowledged the existence of pure evil.)
Definitions are critical, nicht wahr?
“I quite agree with you,” said the Duchess; “and the moral of that is – ‘Be what you would seem to be’ – or if you’d like it put more simply – Never imagine yourself not to be otherwise than what it might appear to others that what you were or might have been was not otherwise than what you had been would have appeared to them to be otherwise.”
-Lewis Carroll, Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland
And so the madness continues…