Fran Lebowitz on the difference between consumers and citizens

Fran Lebowitz is Frantastic

Fran Lebowitz is Frantastic

We’ve already heard from the revered Fran Lebowitz on this topic, but in this short PBS video she lays it down concisely and precisely: consumers have no responsibilities, citizens have numerous and important responsibilities, democracy is unnatural, and dictatorships are natural. “People are bad.” Somehow, she does it in a way that leaves you feeling optimistic. Hey, she’s a genius, what do you expect?

10 thoughts on “Fran Lebowitz on the difference between consumers and citizens

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  2. OMG Fran Lebowitz is a GOD. Do not read her books in public because you will literally fall down laughing and more than likely cry a little as well. She’s a genius.

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