A philosophy webcomic about the inevitable anguish of living a brief life in an absurd world. Also Jokes

Contemplations on Eternity

Kierkegaard: "The concept of eternity is impossible for the human mind to grasp, and yet we are all forced to grasp with the certainty of an eternity that we cannot comprehend."

Kierkegaard: "And that is, of course, the eternity of death."

Kierkegaard: "Death is so alien to us, both because we can't comprehend our own non-existence, and because we can't comprehend that anything will last forever."

Kierkegaard: "But once every few years i have a glimpse into the reality of eternity. The true meaning of death overwhelms me, my entire life shrinks before the stark reality of non-existence."

Schopenhauer: "Yeah, Kierkegaard, but look on the bright side."
Kierkegaard: "The bright side , Schopenhauer? What bright side?"
Schopenhauer: "Yeah, you said you only have this experience once every few years."
Kierkegaard: "So?"

Schopenhauer: "Well, just given how long you'll live, that means that you'll only have to go through this again ten or twenty more times, at most."
Kierkegaard: "I guess that's true."

Schopenhauer: "And after that you'll be dead, so you won't have to worry about it anymore. Forever."
Kierkegaard: "Right..."

Kierkegaard: "...right..."
"How can I cure my anxiety about death?" "Do you mean...aside from dying or...?"

Philosophy Booth

Serious historical question though, no joke: did Hegel have groupies?

Schopenhauer and Buddha

Premise: desire leads to suffering. Conclusion: we have to get revenge on Hegel.

Schopenhauer at the Market

Paper or plastic? PAPER OR PLASTIC you ask me?! Paper is fine.

The Beautiful and the Sublime

There are three main aesthetic categories: the beautiful, the sublime, and really good sandwiches.

Wisdom Lovers

Oh yeah? You think you love wisdom? Name your top five really wise things.

The Death of Schopenhauer

Stupid God, giving us eternal paradise. Who put this asshole in charge anyway?

Schopenhauer's Mom


I bet Hegel doesn't even have a very good poodle!

Dungeons and Dragons and Philosophers VI: The Angsty Dragon of Angst



It's better to not even begin playing D&D than it is to play as a Bard.

Sorry! And the Nature of Suffering


It is better to not even begin playing the game, as it will only lead to suffering and misery. Plus, last time I played Hegel ended up winning, even though he totally didn't deserve it.

Mad Philosophy

Schopenhauer was chosen only because he's just really got that mad scientist look. I think it's the hair

Schopenhauer and Hegel


Plus this one time, Schopenhauer was waiting to get into this club for like an hour, and then the bouncer just let Hegel right in, skipping the line. It turned out to be a stupid club anyway because all the girls just wanted to talk to Hegel.
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