Humans are weird, aren't they?

From taking selfies at the gym to the way we hang out with people we actively dislike during festive periods - the quirks of human nature are all but normal -even to us. But what would aliens make of our modern world if they ended up renting an apartment here?

This was the thought process that led me to create a new Instagram webcomic exploring that very concept.

'Lessons in Humanity' comic strips follow the day-to-day life of Will as he attempts to help his roommate, an alien named Armstrong, unravel the mysteries of human society.

A mix of satirical and silly humor, this funny comic ultimately aims to showcase how mind-boggling human behavior and how bad the problems with society really are if you think about it hard enough. Below is a selection of topics the funny drawings have already touched upon, find more on the comic's official Instagram page.

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#1

Homophobia

Homophobia

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Faith Donovan
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1 year ago

Another significant factor in homophobia is that straight men are afraid of gay men treating them the way they treat women....

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#2

Bad Attitude

Bad Attitude

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seauf
Community Member
1 year ago

ghehe

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#3

Wifi

Wifi

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Tiny Dynamine
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1 year ago

Stolen from someone else. I've seen that ages ago.

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#4

Food Production

Food Production

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Rafaella Bueno
Community Member
1 year ago

The guys have to spread the whole field, though. The amount of chemicals they'd get directly on them would be much higher than what they're spraying on each plant, which will also be less than what we'll actually ingest.

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#5

January

January

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Kaisu Rei
Community Member
1 year ago

Relatable

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#6

Foreign Aid

Foreign Aid

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The Girl on Fire
Community Member
1 year ago

Or sharing a picture of a starving child that says " 1 like= 1 prayer "

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#7

Homelessness

Homelessness

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HANS
Community Member
1 year ago

Priorities.

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#8

Body Image

Body Image

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Rafaella Bueno
Community Member
1 year ago

To be fair, lost of people aren't overweight because they overeat, but because they eat poorly. Heavily processed meals full of calories and sugars are cheaper and easier.

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#9

Generally Good

Generally Good

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Ms.Maria
Community Member
1 year ago

... why you gotta make me cry, alien dude? :(

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#10

Festive Get-Togethers

Festive Get-Togethers

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Ms.Maria
Community Member
1 year ago

That sweater. It looks like a snowduck.

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#11

Beer

Beer

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Jimin Lee
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1 year ago

Alcohol brings out the worst even in the best of people

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#12

Sheep

Sheep

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My O My
Community Member
1 year ago

You mean, bahahars?

Full Name
Community Member
1 year ago

If they could talk and let each other know their feelings, they'd stand further apart.

Suhas SV
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1 year ago

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So lame. Such amateur humor.

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#13

Gift Giving

Gift Giving

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Just another bot
Community Member
1 year ago

Nope, Christmas is about the excitement of searching for presents for my family, wrap them up in the awesomest wrapping paper, decorating the cutest tree and the excitement of watching them open their gift. The happiness that someone loves you, of reliving your childhood memories 😉

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#14

Clubbing

Clubbing

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HANS
Community Member
1 year ago

It's the accent.

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#15

Ratings

Ratings

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Aileen
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1 year ago

Uber drivers are not robots.

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#16

Emotional Honesty

Emotional Honesty

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Just another bot
Community Member
1 year ago

People are not ready (or willing) to talk to you at a deeper level so you stay in the shallows

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#17

Costumes

Costumes

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The Girl on Fire
Community Member
1 year ago

My culture is not your goddamn prom dress

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#18

Breakups

Breakups

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MacDudu
Community Member
1 year ago

It's often the one doing the stabbing who's then got the audacity to ask about still being 'friends'

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#19

Approaching Women

Approaching Women

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Night Owl
Community Member
1 year ago

Ah, so that's what he had to lose

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#20

The Gym

The Gym

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Person2638
Community Member
1 year ago

Yeah but if you see his arms you can see that he also works on his strength.

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