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  1. I don't know why they'd be so opposed to the proposition: prison worked great for Nelson Mandela (a major political symbol). Then again, Mandela is probably the last sort of person they would ever identify with.
  2. The Malthusian influence behind cinematic Thanos' actions is nothing new in the realm of socioeconomic theory. The key reason why comic Thanos was so keen on committing genocide on a universal scale was because of a twisted love for the anthropomorphic representation of death; anything he said was merely a justification towards a horrific mean to a potential romantic end. After seeing enough people mindlessly parroting "Thanos was right." following the debut of Avengers: Infinity War, I'm starting to think the change in motivation was more calculated than anything else. Also, why d
  3. Regardless, Thanos displays a shocking lack of imagination when in command of godlike powers. Whether the writers behind his cinematic incarnation similarly lacked imagination, wrote themselves into a corner while facing a rapidly-approaching deadline and/or were subtly influenced by someone with an agenda is up for debate.
  4. The thing about parties that people forget is the cleanup afterward.
  5. https://www.washingtonpost.com/local/beeler-arrest-inauguration-checkpoint/2021/01/16/8597db24-5834-11eb-a817-e5e7f8a406d6_story.html
  6. Have they read a Captain America comic lately? Maybe they're fans of the early version of "Ultimate" Captain America?
  7. Batman: great in comics...not so much in real-life.
  8. It is a depraved act no matter who is being discussed. "Prison justice" is right down there with "frontier justice" and "mob justice".
  9. Can't say I've ever been comfortable with prison rape jokes.
  10. War is a cowardly escape from the problems of peace.
  11. Imagine if they used all that "righteous indignation" for good...
  12. I cannot help but wonder if some of that movement's energy stems - paradoxically - from laziness; chasing after labyrinthine conspiracy theories is much easier than confronting a mundane overt evil that has permeated every level of society.
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