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Godel, Escher, Kurt Halsey
Godel escher kurthalsey
Number 24
Date Jan. 1st 2006
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Godel, Escher, Kurt Halsey is the 24th xkcd comic.

ExplanationEdit

The comic's title refers to the book Gödel, Escher, Bach by Douglas Hofstadter, which uses dialogues similar in style to the comic's text to discuss a wide range of topics, including math, philosophy, music, and language.

Kurt Halsey is an artist whose work frequently centers on the themes of love and longing. Randall also mentions his love of Halsey's work in Secrets.

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"I love the idea here, though of course it's not a great-quality drawing or scan."

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