We need an 'Understandascope' to explain what is wrong with us humans. Michael Leunig’s brilliant cartoon asks the fundamental question ‘What does the chaotic, traumatic and strife-torn life of humans all mean–how are we to make sense of our existence?’ In this 1984 drawing Leunig even seems to have predicted a climactic demonstration of all our human excesses and frustrations when, on September 11, 2001, terrorists flew planes into the tall, square-shaped towers of the World Trade Center!

We need an 'Understandascope' to explain what is wrong with us humans. Michael Leunig’s brilliant cartoon asks the fundamental question ‘What does the chaotic, traumatic and strife-torn life of humans all mean–how are we to make sense of our existence?’ In this 1984 drawing Leunig even seems to have predicted a climactic demonstration of all our human excesses and frustrations when, on September 11, 2001, terrorists flew planes into the tall, square-shaped towers of the World Trade Center!

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