Top 1000 Calvin and Hobbes of All Time… #3

Original Post: Feb 14, 2009

Simply, brilliant. There’s something about this coming from a young boy that makes it hilarious. Thank you, Calvin. … Unfortunately, I have heard this often enough in the real world with high enough stakes that it is funny.

There is no dichotomy between thinking and doing. Thoughts are lost to time without doing, whether it be communication or some other action. Doing is often ineffectual or destructive without thought. Thought brings instinct together with the lessons of experience. Maybe the right way to put it is: Thinking allows us to do good (and well).

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