Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis for April 28, 2014

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    Bilan  almost 9 years ago

    I thought it was to crush your enemies, see them driven before you, and to hear the lamentation of their women.

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    Sherlock Watson  almost 9 years ago

    I’m guessing he discovered this “secret” while reading Atlas Shrugged.

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    Three Steps Over Japan  almost 9 years ago

    Disturbing, but happy. What else is there to life?

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    knight1192a  almost 9 years ago

    He’s never had empathy for others and yet he’s only been partially happy all tis time. Must not yet have found the key and once again is conning himself.

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    Trilobyte Premium Member almost 9 years ago

    I am happy for you Rat, I feel your joy (empathy).

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    Brass Orchid Premium Member almost 9 years ago

    The Sacred Rat. Life is what life is. It has no meaning. Joy gives way to sorrow, and sorrow to joy. The wheel of fate turns and we all turn with it.

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    eddie6192  almost 9 years ago

    Goat is not alone.

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    StCleve72  almost 9 years ago

    Is Rat’s last name Sterling by any chance?

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    puddlesplatt  almost 9 years ago

    why carry empathy, when no one around you has it?

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    johndifool  almost 9 years ago

    I find your lack of empathy disturbing…

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    Gokie5  almost 9 years ago

    But it seems to me that individuals with Antisocial Personality Disorder (formerly called Psychopaths or Sociopaths) are not happy.

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    Sisyphos  almost 9 years ago
    “Discovered the key to happiness”? Guess what, Rat? I don’t care.
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    The Winy Child  almost 9 years ago

    YAY FOR RAT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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    Carl Rennhack Premium Member almost 9 years ago

    If Rat thinks HE has found the key to ANYTHING, it’s time for him to check the locks…and the BAGELS!

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    Constantinepaleologos  almost 9 years ago

    I love Steph’s use of the brick wall here.

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    Diane in comics land Premium Member almost 9 years ago

    Hmmm, the use of the wall. Now I’m thinking Rat’s got that big smile because he’s whacking it, not caring how it might offend anyone. I wonder how long can he keep it up.

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    theorgandude  almost 9 years ago

    So now Goat can figure out: Is Rat a hedonist or an Epicurus?

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    Mary McNeil Premium Member almost 9 years ago

    Jeffrey Dahmer could not be reached for comment.

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    Brass Orchid Premium Member almost 9 years ago

    Is it the Buddhists that you hate, or those who wish to increase government spending to alleviate the inevitable and have not yet found their place beneath the Bodhi tree?Take your time, Siddhartha.

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    CorosiveFrog Premium Member almost 9 years ago

    Tiger-Striped Mittaines says:I would have so much to discuss with that rat guy…

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    Troy  almost 9 years ago

    Rat, he is my hero.

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    claire de la lune.  almost 9 years ago

    Rat smiling looks odd.

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    HamMasterJay  almost 9 years ago

    Rat = Ayn Rand

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    RaZaP  over 2 years ago

    I thought it was beer.

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