I guess today is gonna be all about religion, though there’s science in the offing.
When I saw this the new xkcd cartoon (sent by reader jsp), I didn’t really understand it. But then Grania told me this:
It’s making a mockery (rather gently) of this sentimental schlock that has been shared around the Christian world for decades as something “comforting”.
Here’s the sentimental schlock:
And the cartoon, which is much better. It’s called “Footprints”. I love the duckling bit:
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