I'm guessing you're being sarcastic, but I'm just realizing lately that Baldwin is a ridiculous man. For years, I thought he just had a dark sense of humor, and liked to tell people who are full of shit what they probably need to hear in a comically insensitive way. Now it's starting to seem to me that he thinks there's something righteous about the way he acts. For all the criticizing he's done, trying to make people feel like dirt, I'll bet you those people are leading much better lives than his harsh criticism would suggest. Based on his attitude, it seems like Baldwin thinks that when people do something stupid or shameful, there's never excuse for. Or at least, it's very rare that there is. Fuck that, life itself is crazy enough that I'm willing to give people the benefit of the doubt most of the time. I suppose I could be wrong about the guy, but I'm really starting to get this impression, and the idea of someone thinking in this manner is disturbing.
Originally Posted by Llamas
When they said "sit down", I stood up.