Zen Pencils by Gavin Aung Than for August 18, 2014

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    Templo S.U.D.  over 9 years ago

    And I thought the “Futurama” episode of a “Star Trek” original series-based religion was ludicrous.

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    spaced man spliff  over 9 years ago

    when does the Great Yellow Submarine arrive to take us to Pepperland?

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    j2p2  over 9 years ago

    “Happiness is a Warm Love” (redacted for the faithful).

    Cool quote, though…

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    mr_sherman Premium Member over 9 years ago

    Your ability to put those words here are because of the work of those same “losers”.Oh yeah. " here" wouldn’t exist either.

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    queenkimmie  over 9 years ago

    So wrong on so many levels. Not a Beatles fan and things like this don’t help. Each to their own.

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    sml7291 Premium Member over 9 years ago

    as ridiculous as religions tend to be this at least makes more sense that kowtowing to an invisible sky fairy (and murdering and stealing and brainwashing children). I’ll take the words of those ‘over rated drug addicts’ any day over the lies and filth spewed by the more popular religions of our day.

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    Ironhold  over 9 years ago

    I seem to recall The Beatles being horrified at the prospect of their being more popular than Jesus in some places.

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    jnnydnti  over 9 years ago

    I’m amazed how many commenters seem to have missed the entire point of the quote.

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    Kind&Kinder  over 9 years ago

    I love the Beatles; I love their music. All they did, however, philosophically, was popularize the true wisdom known for thousands of years in all religions and philosophies. It’s not really about religion; it’s about taking responsibility for your own life (and the lives of other when appropriate) in a loving manner. That’s it. Don’t need to make a bigger to-do than that.

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    popomatic  over 9 years ago

    After reading the comments, to me, it seems clear that people will read something with their filter on and only see it from how they want to see it. In my opinion what this strip is saying is don’t expect anyone to do something for you, you have to do it for yourself. Only you can guide your future , no one else.

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    GopherBaroque  over 9 years ago

    Larry Norman “Only Visiting This Planet” (1972)

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    nawsa Premium Member over 9 years ago

    And when will my children realize that I know everything?

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    lohaces  over 9 years ago

    “In the Church of the Poison Mind…”—Culture Club

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    Darwinskeeper  over 9 years ago

    Am I missing something or are most of the commentators missing the irony of the strip? John’s words are saying that each of us are responsible for making our own lives and our own dreams. The strip’s images show people worshiping the Beatles (the last thing John would have wanted) and seemingly putting their hopes for something better on the late fab four. It would seem that Gavin is rejecting worship of the Beatles. Its one thing to enjoy their music or be inspired by their story, just don’t take it too far.

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    PerkandCindy Premium Member over 9 years ago

    As you believe so shall it be…. so … you are all right.

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