A Real Postmodern Document Company Swallows Its Critics Alive


This insert came with my paycheck. It fluttered out of the envelope with the reminder to power down my PC at the end of the day and a promise of good deals on car loans from the Credit Union.

I almost threw it away without a second thought. But the little cartoon figure on the left caught my eye.

Empowerment kits? X Teams? With Dogbert as the empowerment program mascot and due credit to United Features Syndicate, Inc.? Holy brazen bricolage, Batman! I sense some inappropriate appropriation!

Are the gods laughing at Scott Adams, or with him?

Only his hairdresser knows for sure.


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