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?
Love it! I have to admit I have never heard of her before, I love how she explains things. Off to find more…
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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.
I love Leibowitz; I’m thrilled she’s going through a renaissance now. (That documentary rocked!) I’m so, so glad you posted this clip.
I have to trawl YouTube to see all the various bits she’s got up there. I had no idea there were so many!
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God, how I love this woman! I’ve been a fan since “Metropolitan LIfe.” Thanks for posting this!
ALL thinking people adore Fran.
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