Calvin & Hobbes on Death.

Via on Jan 21, 2012

We’ve posted on straight-up, respectful, don’t-know-mind teaching about death to children before.

This one’s so good, adults will learn from it. And by learn I don’t mean “absorb knowledge,” for as the cartoon says, we all gotta do the best we can with what little knowledge we have.

By “learn,” rather, I mean feel more:

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10 Responses to “Calvin & Hobbes on Death.”

  1. maru says:

    It is lovely, and sad, and true

  2. mrchokeys says:

    Your imaginary talking tiger will never leave you? Does Hobbes represent the superego, Buddha Nature, or some actual spirit of an animist or even polytheistic origin? When the Knight of Swords appears, slashing and severing piece by piece the illusion constructed and defined as your nominal life, will the tiger be there when nothing is left but a seed? If you have seen the view from the land of the dead, you know.

  3. karlsaliter says:

    I've always thought of death as just nature's way of killing us.

  4. WTF??? says:

    Intellectual property rights? Acknowledgment?

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  7. mrchokeys says:

    (Just another season in the abyss)

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