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I think we can all agree that we live in world of science. All our modern conveniences are the direct result of some chaps in lab coats dedicating themselves to unraveling the secrets of nature.
Every time we pick up a phone, play a game on a console or computer or get some antibiotics, we are feeling the effects of science.
So, with that in mind, I wonder why is it that we are still drawn toward superstition?

I've been listening to a bunch of podcasts dedicated to 'true' ghost stories and I'm simply amazed at the leaps in logic and lack of critical thinking.
People see a strange shadow or something moving on it's own which cannot be explained, and out of that we get spirits of the dead moving through energy portals and manipulation electronic waves to communicate with the living. A bit of a stretch if you ask me.

Now, let me make it clear that I do not think that people that believe or claim to have seen ghosts are stupid or lying (not all of them, anyway). I'm quite sure that people have seen what they claim. I myself have seen a few strange things in my life for which I have no explanation. 
I remember when I was 7 or 8 years old, I saw a solid shadow of a person with yellow eyes in my bedroom. Keep in mind that this happened over a decade before the term 'shadow people' became a thing.
So, did I see a ghost then? Can't say. Since there are no formal, peer reviewed studies on the subject, all I I know is that I saw a shadow in my room at nigh and that's that. Did I dream it or was it really there? I don't know.

Science works with facts, and those facts can sometime be far stranger and more amazing than any superstition.
The incredible strangeness of quantum physics, the fact that we all made of star stuff, black holes, quasars, amazing physical transformations driven by evolution and all the mind bending things which are far stranger than any superstition, and best of all, they are proven facts!

So now I ask myself, why do people still gravitate toward superstition instead of science?
I think it's because, despite lifting the veil on the incredibly strange and amazing workings of nature, science simply describes the boring and mundane little world where we live, procreate and die with little or no ceremony.

Superstition promises things beyond our reality, a place of eternity where our love ones still exist after death, a place where magic can cheat nature and good and evil is clearly defined with no messy grey areas.
Yes, the lure of superstition is strong, but there are dangers in believing that which has no proof. There a million of people swindled out of their money by sly 'psychics' who prey on those who just want to believe, others commit atrocities in the name of a god that promises an enticing afterlife if they are willing to kill themselves in its name and so many refuse life saving treatment for their children because it goes against their religion.

I think it's time for people to stop wanting to believe and instead they concentrate wanting to know.

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Carlos G.
Artist | Hobbyist | Digital Art
Australia
Webcomic guy living in Sydney, Australia, originally born in Chile.
Creator of webcomics such as Lowroad, The Smashing Adventures Of The Bottomleys, Giselle And Leth Hate.
Freelance work done include murals, magazine illustrations, posters and CD covers.
Living proof that god does not exist.
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Lexicanum3 Featured By Owner Aug 15, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
So... Leth hate ended or it's cancelled?
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adsf Featured By Owner May 5, 2016
WOULD YOU TAKE A COMMISSION
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Saddust Featured By Owner Mar 14, 2016
Hey, you are there ! Following you since "Leth hate" that UI still have in my bookmarks, and happy to have found your AD account ! I love your work.
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Carlos-the-G Featured By Owner Mar 17, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cheers!
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adsf Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2016
WHERE IS THE SURPRISE BUTTSEX FOOL
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Carlos-the-G Featured By Owner Feb 26, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Look behind you....
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adsf Featured By Owner Feb 28, 2016
CARLOS
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Carlos-the-G Featured By Owner Feb 29, 2016  Hobbyist Digital Artist
That's my name....
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BahumutTH Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2016
Do you still have any of your old Low road comics around.  Dont see them anymore on the net.
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Redholm Featured By Owner Jan 18, 2016
lol 666 Deviations. Makes sense seeing as what you draw :P
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SillySixShooter Featured By Owner Nov 1, 2015
didnt even realize you were watching me lol. loved your stuff for years
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StereoscopeComics Featured By Owner Aug 11, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
Fantastic gallery and fantastic comics!  :gallery: I'm looking forward to seeing more!  Keep up the great work!

I will be Watching (in a totally normal, healthy, non-stalking way)! :)
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Carlos-the-G Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cheers!
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StereoscopeComics Featured By Owner Aug 12, 2015  Hobbyist Traditional Artist
:salute: 
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adsf Featured By Owner Jun 21, 2015
WHERE IS THE SURPRISE BUTTSEX
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Carlos-the-G Featured By Owner Jun 22, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Well, if I tell you then it wont be A SURPRISE!
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OmegaDez Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2015
Hmm. Somebody sent me your way. Your comic is pretty cute! I'm probably gonna follow you now. As a fellow webcomic artist, I could probably learn from you.

I actually envy your pageviews so much. D:
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Carlos-the-G Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Hey! I couldn't help but notice that you draw lots of girls with glasses. RESPECTS TO YOU!!!

I OFFER YOU BROFIST!
*Extends arms and offers brofist*
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OmegaDez Featured By Owner Jun 4, 2015
Girls with glasses are life.

*Returns brofits*
*The universe explodes in thousands of meganekko goodness*

...I wasn't here to advertise, but... Kindly check out my comic if you like girls with glasses, there seems to be a lot of them in there. I will definitely continue to check yours. Truth be told, some of my readers were telling me to check out your stuff in last monday's comic's comments. Maybe they knew I'd like what you do? ^^

Just a quick question, mate. You're australian, right, so it's proper to call you mate, I'm sure....
Is red haired Giselle from your older art and blonde Giselle from the new comic the same character? Why did you change her hair color?
Also, I just love her puffy lips for some reason. They give an identity to the character like you wouldn't believe.
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Carlos-the-G Featured By Owner Edited Jun 4, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
I think of the previous incarnations of Giselle as alternative universe versions. I changed the hair colour to give her a more ginger look as opposed to dyed red hair. That was the intention anyway. Unfortunately I suck at colour so she came out blonde.
As for the puffy lips, I stole them from Battle Angel Alita.
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NeverTooMuchDotsies Featured By Owner Jun 3, 2015
Sankyuuuu for all the CONSTANT faving~! >u</ <3
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Teikon Featured By Owner May 18, 2015
Download links for the older comics dun work. Not sure if anyone informed ya.
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Seiferalmas Featured By Owner May 17, 2015
GOnna have to follow you with that nice webcomic :)
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xeno-savonarola Featured By Owner May 2, 2015
cool'stuff, Carlos.
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Carlos-the-G Featured By Owner May 2, 2015  Hobbyist Digital Artist
Cheers!
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