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

Marxist Brainstorming

Marx: "Alright guys, what is the one thing that the communist movement is really missing, that is preventing it from taking off?  "

Engels: "Class consciousness among the proletariat? "
James Guillaume: "A large scale organized political party?"
Bakunin: "A trained militia capable of revolution?"
Engels: "Unity between different leftist groups? "

Marx: "What? No, I'm talking about a snappy slogan, obviously."

Marx: "So let's have a brainstorming session and think up a slogan good enough to bring about communism."
Bakunin: "Okay, what about..."

Bakunin: "Workers of the worlds...just say NO to capitalism."

Marx: "Alright Bakunin, well, it's a brainstorming session, so there are no bad ideas...i guess. Anyone else have a slogan?"

Guillaume: "What about this: workers of the world...stop having your surplus labor value taken away from you on account of the fact that it only takes some hours to produce..."

Marx: "Good, Engels, just not quite...zippy enough."
Guillaume: "What about: workers of the world, if you see a capitalist, punch him in the throat!"

Bakunin: "Why is it always throat punches with you, Guillaume?"

Guillaume: "The throat is the capitalist's weak point. It both swallows the bread created from the toil of the workers, and commands the labor of the proletariat! One good punch to the throat could bring down the whole rotten system!"

Marx: "Alright, well obviously the throat punching one is the best so far, but i feel like we still aren't there."

Marx: "Wait a minute, I've got it!"

Marx: "Workers of the world...UNITE!"

Bakunin: "Oh I see how it is, so we all have to unite. No room for individuals under Marx's communism."
Marx: "No, i just mean-"

Bakunin: "I know what you mean, well i have my own slogan: no Gods, no masters! And that includes the communist party!"

Bakunin: "Come on Guillaume, let's form our own party, with our own slogan."
Guillaume: "Yeah! No Gods, no masters, lots of throat punching!"

Marx: "God damnit. Why does this always happen?"
In the end the anarchists decided that any one overriding slogan was an unjustified hierarchical form of domination and it was up to each individual to freely pick their own slogan.

Anarchist Organizing

Mikhail Bakunin: "Welcome everyone to the anarchist meeting, we are trying to decide what action to take to best move anarchism forward. I say we begin by distributing literature to the peasants about democracy."

Peter Kropotkin: "That's nice Bakunin, but i think it will be better to try and create a network of mutual aid, and organizing the distribution of bread to all."

Emma Goldman: "What if we teach women about birth control so they can take control of their sexuality?

Kropotkin: "No one cares about sex,Goldman, we need a revolution!"

Goldman: "Perhaps at your age, Kropotkin, but i can assure you that people care about sex."

Pierre-Joseph Proudhon: "What if we come up with some really devastating insults to world leaders? That would teach them."
Goldman: "Proudhon, be serious."
Proudhon: "I mean like...real zingers. It might work!"

Goldman: "You are an idiot."
Proudhon: "Exactly, like that! Did anyone write that down?"

[ 25 days later ]

Bakunin: "Okay, we are decided, we'll just do them all since none of us could agree. let's get to work!"

Description: The police arrive immediately and start to beat them all up with clubs.

Police officer: "That will teach you violent anarchists not to disrupt peaceful, civil society! You are all arrested."
Everyone in the comic was arrested in real life for what they are arguing to do. Cops have always been the same.

Anarchy in the UK

There is nothing more punk rock than mutual aid.

Dungeons and Dragons and Philosophers VII: Left Wing Adventures


Trotsky split on the car ride over, in case you were wondering. He thought they should be focusing on invading other DnD groups and getting them to play their games as metaphors for communism.

The Hague Congress of 1872


"You betrayed the proletariat cause!" "No, YOU betrayed the proletariat cause!" "You" "You" "Stop copying me!" "Stop copying me."

Anarchist Monopoly


Oh also, the other part of the game is when everyone forgets their differences for a bit to kill the fascists that are invading from the Risk game.
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