The Human & the Tortoise: A Mind-Bending Philosophy Comic

I made a comic!

For the first time ever.

It involves an angst-ridden human and a sorta-Zen tortoise and plenty of strangeness. I’ll leave it at that. I hope you enjoy.


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A version of this essay was first published at HighExistence.


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About Jordan Bates

Jordan Bates is the Creator of Refine The Mind. He loves you. In 2013, he moved to South Korea to teach English, embarking on a nomadic journey that would lead him to 29 countries. In the process he became a writer, entrepreneur, facilitator, autodidact, and rapper, reaching millions of people with his words and ideas. He’s deeply curious about how reality works, how to live well, and how to liberate all sentient creatures in existence. Befriend him and/or get his free eBook on how to exit the world of traditional work and live a radically free life. Amor fati, humans.

  • Francis Meyrick Aug 9, 2015, 3:00 am

    That’s pretty clever – I like that. “There isn’t a caretaker”. Um. Aren’t WE the caretakers?

    • Jordan Bates Aug 11, 2015, 12:30 am

      i guess that’s for us to decide, francis. 🙂

      i consider myself a caretaker. at least an aspiring one. glad you liked it, my friend.

  • The Ongoing Wow Aug 17, 2015, 6:41 am

    I look forward to more of these!

    • Jordan Bates Sep 9, 2015, 10:17 pm

      🙂 very cool. i will keep that in mind and try to do more

  • Hayley Hawkins Aug 30, 2015, 9:36 pm

    i love this!

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