The works of the Iranian illustrator Alireza Pakdel criticize the current patterns of behavior in society and propose a reflection on issues that are left aside by a large part of the modern-day population.

In the images below, the artist is trying to address several themes such as capitalism, consumerism, technology, and the harm caused by humans to nature and animals who have to live in pollution.

We featured the author’s work here at Bored Panda a few months ago with his comics portraying the sacrifice of health professionals in the midst of the Covid-19 pandemic. However, right now we would like to share some of his new work that takes on a different perspective and touches the morals and values of modern-day society.

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1 year ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

death like "I NEED ANOTHER SOUL BEFORE I GET FIRED!!!"

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YosemiteCat
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1 year ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Books seem to be the only escape from the world now, for me anyway

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Joe mama
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1 year ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Unfortunate how some can destroy lives

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Bisexual bean
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1 year ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

i like the symbolism behind this. both sides are going to war for what they believe in, and it shows how neither side is "evil", just strong opinions. and however they choose to express those opinions, they chose to let innocent people stay safe.

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KitKatss
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1 year ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

People trying to keep mainstream and make their lives look perfect, making their lives worse instead, the sacrifices some people make are too great and pointless sometimes, this is just sad

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Geoff C.
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1 year ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

I was just about to light up when I scrolled on to this, but but seeing it changed my mind.

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Jayne Kyra
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1 year ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

Oh please, I was a child before the era of smartphones and many preferred books to playing with others, including myself. Even now kids are encouraged to play, or were before schools went online. Also this: FpOXy1U.jpg FpOXy1U.jpg

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boredpanDaman
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1 year ago Created by potrace 1.15, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2017

he's seeing a place where... there is no man-made stuff

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Note: this post originally had 60 images. It’s been shortened to the top 30 images based on user votes.

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