Saturday Morning Breakfast Cereal by Zach Weinersmith for November 29, 2014
I threw the paper. Paper beats rock. What? But rock beats scissors, which in turn beats paper. It's clear that rock has an equal capacity to beat paper given enough time. If the determiner of victory is not the players but the orders of play, in what sense can we consider the game to have reached a meaningful conclusion? Mom! Susie's using political economy to get out of doing the dishes again! Tell her it's not a real science!