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    The Horror of ‘Friends’

    The sitcom’s characters are straight, white people.

    It has been 24 years since Friends premiered and 14 since Monica, Chandler, Ross, Rachel, Phoebe and Joey took their last bow, and, for a while after the finale, Friends lived on as a harmless pop culture icon, a cosy show to return to in trying times.

    But this is 2019, and viewers – who have become more attuned to how fiction shapes our vision of the world – are casting a more critical eye on the sitcom. Some are reluctant to put Friends under the microscope. Is nothing sacred anymore? Is every childhood favourite destined to be ruined as we hold pop culture to higher moral standards?
    Even in the very best of situations, voting is still an unmitigated failure. The fact that any simple majority of individuals (mob) can determine an outcome that adversely affects the minority (mob rule) is against all natural rights. In the United State today, all who vote harm others so that they might benefit. By voting, they are also sanctioning theft of private property at the point of a gun, and the redistribution of that property to those who did not earn it.

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    first world problems


    i wonder if the roman empire had the same degree of self-absorbed navel gazing and accommodation of perverts and retards right before they fell?

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    Quote Originally Posted by ok doser View Post
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    i wonder if the roman empire had the same degree of self-absorbed navel gazing and accommodation of perverts and retards right before they fell?
    Maybe so...


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    Of course, it's arguable whether or not he's a "retard."
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    Quote Originally Posted by ok doser View Post
    first world problems


    i wonder if the roman empire had the same degree of self-absorbed navel gazing and accommodation of perverts and retards right before they fell?
    These were some of my favorite fictional white men growing up. And I'm Hispanic!

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    I use to contribute to "Friends" scripts. I'd arrive at work at 8:30 a.m., every morning, pen my contributions every day, as "Oh My God!," and "Dude....!," and leave work at 8:35 a.m., go to a "Happy Hour Bar/Coffee Shop," and get "front row" couch seat, every morning. OMG!
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