Toonbots archive - episode published 20020619
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The juxtaposition of the principle of corporate greed with the philosophical musings of Yoda counterpoint the discombobulation of the
essentially combobulate in today's society, ultimately discomfiting the complacent assumptions of the reader and metacartoonist alike.
In the dichotomy-become-collective witnessed at the conclusion of the progression, it is no longer entirely clear where the corporate
ends and the philosophical starts, a clear allegory of the merging of profane and sacred which permeates the Zeitgeist of the current
The script used to make this toon:
<cartoon height="800" width="600" rowformat="1"> <panel> <character name="napoleon"/> <character name="yoda"/> <caption location="top right" fgcolor="blue">Great fear in you I sense.</caption> <caption location="bottom left">Resistance is futile, floating head of ancient master.</caption> </panel> <panel> <caption location="top right" fgcolor="blue">Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.</caption> <caption location="bottom left">Philosophy leads to sound bites. Sound bites lead to box-office success. Box-office success leads to corporate profit.</caption> </panel> <panel> </panel> <panel> <caption location="top left">Resistance, futile is.</caption> <caption location="bottom right">Assimilated, you too will be. Hmm? </caption> </panel> </cartoon>