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Dilbert and Schrodinger




As I believe I've mentioned, my day-by day calendar displays a different Dilbert cartoon strip each day. Here is the text from two recent such strips.

Day 1. Three characters: Dilbert, Personnel director Catbert (who is a cat, because they love to treat people as toys) and another cat.

CATBERT: "This is Wulf. He used to work for a famous physicist named Schrodinger. He escaped before the experiment was finished and now he's both alive and dead at the same time."

DILBERT: "Like a zombie?"

CATBERT: "uh-oh."

WULF: "Wow. I have half a mind to be offended by that."

Day 2. Wulf is sitting with Wally in the break room.

WULF: "I was Schrodinger's car back in the day. That's why I'm alive and dead at the same time. I know the truth about the afterlife because my dead half  told my living half all about it. Do you want to know what happens?"

WALLY: "Stop projecting your curiosity on me." [Drinks coffee.]

I love it. I don't think it's helping to teach me physics, but it is a funny bit of riffing.

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