This comic idea resulted from various discussions with my teenage son about communication. I regularly try to instill bits of wisdom I gleaned from Non-violent communication (a book which I wish to god I'd read sooner) and the 4 agreements. Of course learning by negative example is an equally valid path to insight, so we recently watched Office Space together and talked about all the various flavors of non-functional communication that are displayed so precisely in that movie. (Anyone else fans?)
Next episode in 2 weeks: Flavors of Outrage. There's a spectrum—and a variety of little and big things that contribute to this universal human emotion.