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comment by kleinbl00
kleinbl00  ·  11 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Y'all we gotta talk about FTX.

It's a big part of it for me, frankly. It's obviously going to happen, it's obviously going to happen soon, it's obviously going to fuck over a lot of people who don't deserve it, it's obviously going to be bad for people, and it's obvious that if you swim in these waters, you'll protect yourself and your friends from the sharks because fuck, you're just some dude and he's on the cover of Fortune and he has hella more friends than you.

That was my abyss-staring moment with Harvey Weinstein: I was, for approximately 2 minutes, deeply incensed that the whole world decided that Harvey Weinstein was evil. I mean of course Harvey Weinstein was evil. Everybody knew it. Everyone had stories. Everyone accepted that predators like Harvey Weinstein were the cost of doing business in Hollywood, and that part of your due diligence in operating in Hollywood was protecting you and yours from monsters like Harvey Weinstein, where the fuck were all you people for the past fifteen years

...and then you realize that you, yourself, are perpetuating the system that allows Harvey Weinstein to flourish, and you are incensed that someone is challenging it.