Theres Treasure Everywhere by Bill WattersonIn the world that Calvin and his stuffed tiger Hobbes share, treasures can be found in the most unlikely places, from the outer regions where Spaceman Spiff travels to the rocks in ones own backyard. In the latest cartoon collection from the talented pen of Bill Watterson, this curious duo roams their world ever in search of the fortunes (and misfortunes!) to be experienced. Color & black & white cartoons throughout.
Calvin and Hobbes by Bill Watterson for September 12, 1993
W ere you a newspaper editor, imagine your reaction if a cartoonist came to you and proposed a comic strip that would offer the reader moral instruction conveyed by the antics of a self-centered six-year-old boy whom only saintly parents could love and no other child could tolerate. The strip would have no running story line, would contain few if any jokes, and would from time to time be devoted to ruminations on the meaning of life. And, oh yes, the boy would talk to a stuffed tiger. Whatever editor signed up Bill Watterson despite this rather unpromising scenario deserves the heartfelt thanks of all of us who have for years regarded reading "Calvin and Hobbes" as the necessary beginning of every day. Watterson has decided to bring his comic strip to a close at the end of December.
Bill Watterson has been credited for many Calvin and Hobbes comics which contain his humor on ethics. This in particular deals with the ethical behavior on cheating in class, mainly on an ethics test. The character Calvin explains the purpose of him cheating and the the lesson that can be learned from this. In turn, it can promote cheating or plagiarizing to a certain point. Other than the fact that this comic strip includes ethics to a point it can be of some emotional value. Calvin tries to be serious about the topic of cheating in his explanation to Hobbes about his day and the test. We know that at the end their will either be a moral of the story or a funny outcome.
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Whenever I need to do some serious thinking, I go for a walk in the woods. There are always a million distractions out here. I don't believe in ethics any more. As far as I'm concerned, the ends justify the means. Get what you can while the getting's good - that's what I say! Might makes right!
Calvin: Today at school, I tried to decide whether to cheat on my test or not. I wondered, is it better to do the right thing and fail One the one hand, undeserved success gives no satisfaction. But on the other hand, well-deserved failure gives no satisfaction either. Of course, most everybody cheats some time or other.