I’ve been on a doodle kick this week, so for today’s Friday Shitpile, I will be posting some of my better joke comics.
I’m trying something new today! My first-ever webcomic. I apologize for the terrible art, but hey, you’ve been putting up with terrible writing for god knows how long, so my guess is you’ll be okay with this. It’s a coincidence, by the way, that the second dude kinda looks like me.
If I could ban one word from politics, it would be:
Not “hypocrisy.” Not “hypocritical.” Just “hypocrite.” Why, you ask? We are all, after all, very used to this kind of hypocrite:
That guy’s a douchebag, right? Why shouldn’t he be called out for being a douchebag? Mostly because we refuse to acknowledge the same in ourselves.
For every this dude:
There’s this dude:
The insane complexity of human existence makes hypocrisy necessary to function on a day-to-day basis. The pure can’t survive in a messy world.
None of this is to say that hypocrisy is okay. Just because we’re flawed people doesn’t mean we shouldn’t hold ourselves to a higher standard and keep working on ourselves. But calling someone else a hypocrite is useless.
Ultimately, the paradox of the word “hypocrite” is this: