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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Jordan Bates is a Creator, Activator, Entrepreneur, Founder of Refine The Mind, and Co-Builder of HighExistence. He teaches Creators to dissolve fear, own Power, follow Joy, and be Free. Join his radically honest newsletter and check out his latest creations. Love, Joy, Awareness, Flow. πŸ”₯βš”οΈ

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Francis Meyrick

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

Jordan Bates

i guess that’s for us to decide, francis. πŸ™‚

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

The Ongoing Wow

I look forward to more of these!

Jordan Bates

πŸ™‚ very cool. i will keep that in mind and try to do more

Hayley Hawkins
Hayley Hawkins

i love this!

Jordan Bates


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