Absurdist Sci-Fi Humor: Comparable Attitudes Regarding Absurdism in Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy and Rick and Morty

Rene L. Candelaria
Absurdism is a default thought of cosmic meaninglessness that society is continuously trying to solve to avoid depression and live with some ascribed meaning. Two parody science fiction series, Hitchikers’s Guide to the Galaxy and Rick and Morty, display similar outlooks on the answer to this social phenomenon. Both series explore the possible answers offered by religion, science, and philosophy as well as the inevitable failings of the three. Ultimately, both series agree that our...
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