All Fat, No Brain: Deth by Txting

death by texting
Written by Ted Rall

In sci-fi, highly advanced lifeforms typically evolve into beings with tiny bodies and huge brains. In our texting culture, it’s the other way around. Toon.

aNewDomain — In science fiction, highly advanced beings usually and eventually evolve into ethereal beings with small bodies and giant brains. Their unwavering focus is on thinking and communicating, which is how they got that way in the first place.

Well, we’re all going in the opposite direction: The more we live our lives via texting and other electronic means, the fatter and dumber we get. We also end up getting mowed down by large machinery, and that’s if we’re lucky.

Need proof? Check out your nearest grocery store parking lot. Check out my short animated strip below.

Animation: Ted Rall and David Essman

With David Essman and Cole Smithey, this is Ted Rall for aNewDomain.