2010-12-13: Idea for a Comic (the Inductor)
Induce as in build hypotheses from observations, contrasting with deduce.
This comic is in the storyline:
This comic includes the contribution:
ViewHide the text transcript of this comic.
Rabid: Okay so it's about, like, a circus strong-man, but, like, dialed up all the way -- he's mega-smart, ultra-tough, and fast as the dickens. Dr Quickly: So... where's the fun? Is it just adolescent power fantasies, or does he lose his powers all the time as an excuse for a story? Rabid: No, no... Rabid: It's the combination of unexpected incompetence and shortsighted venality in his opponents that presents the typical challenge... Rabid: His challenges are ethical -- his extraordinary force has to be applied in just the right way to succeed. Rabid: But his real adversaries are, from his perspective, unpredictably amoral... He has to induce and then engage with their ethical systems. Dr Quickly: ... I'll give you six issues to see if it works. But you can't call him "The Inducer". Rabid: Ha! "You evildoers make me sick!"
Learn about the comics on this site, or enjoy reading some golden oldies that predate Name Removed. Search the transcribed text of the comics. Check out the ChumpCo Shop to buy stuff, like a cool minicomic!
© 2015 Nick Wolfe firstname.lastname@example.org
Comics on this site are licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License. Post them on forums, share them with friends.