I took Monday off to enjoy my 2nd day of being 41 years old. Today’s comic was inspired by a very interesting NPR report on how the Amish are adopting technology. A common misconception is that Amish people are anti-technology. The truth of the matter is that they do use technology, but they carefully consider the implications before adding it to their way of life.
What I found of particular interest was the fact that there is a company that outfits computers for Amish people – with “features” such as “no Internet, no video and no music”.
Come to think of it, this type of device might be pretty useful for writers and artists as well…
Here’s the omitted panel 3 (sans text), penciled: