Drawn & Quoted: The Thinker


“It has become appallingly obvious that our technology has exceeded our humanity.”

– Albert Einstein (1879 – 1955)


The Meaning of Life 2.0
The Meaning of Life 2.0


A new sketch made its way into my sketchbook the other day. Inspired by Auguste Rodin’s Thinker sculpture, here is a robot contemplating the meaning of life while sitting on top of a pile of discarded technology.

Our society today eats up the latest technology at a voracious pace. As soon as the next version of something comes out, whether it is a computer system, a smart phone, software, or music playing device, people just HAVE to have it even if their previous device still works and serves them well. How depressing it must be for a robot who comes to this realization.

Now excuse me, I think I hear my rotary phone ringing…


By the way, it has been awhile since my last Drawn & Quoted column (2012 – yikes). If you’d like to see more of these from the past, feel free to CLICK HERE!