In HBO's latest installment of the animated podcast, Karl once again showcases his brilliant mind. He gives Steve and Ricky his thoughts on making space travel worthwhile, and explains that the loneliest man in the world was an astronaut.

Steve, Ricky, and Karl are discussing why man wants to go into space. Ricky makes the simple point that it's some sort of evolved version of manifest destiny, but Karl has trouble explaining why this isn't good enough for him. Ricky is kind enough to vocalize what Karl is thinking. Karl can't deny it:

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And after his admission to a deep seated desire to engage in conversation with space chimps, Karl's attempt at profundity reaches new heights of what is either absurdity or beauty: