Cartoon showing a drawback of thinking too much, especially about one subject.
Cartoon of someone so immersed in thought that he can’t see where he’s going (but doesn’t notice).
Cartoon showing someone immersed in thought to the extent that he doesn’t notice where he’s going.
He’s going to fall down an open manhole (which is a cartoon cliche, which is why I’ve used it. People in cartoons should always be on the lookout for open manhole covers. I’ve never seen one in real life I have to admit).
Cartoon about philosophy, epistemology, thought processes, thinking, knowledge, consciousness, lack of perspective, intellectuals, over intellectualisation, head in the clouds, narrow specialisation, specialisation bias, blinkered vision or outlook.