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The life of Brian

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BriansMa · 09/06/2022 22:55


I want to be a woman,

It’s my right as a man.

What do you think?

It’s nuanced. I like it.

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RoyKentsChestHair · 09/06/2022 23:10

The similarities have been noted before. Maybe look up the previous threads.


MandyMotherOfBrian · 11/06/2022 18:35

What she said 👆.
And I should know……


KangarooKenny · 11/06/2022 18:36

Where’s the foetus going to gestate, in a box ?
They were so ahead of their time.


MandyMotherOfBrian · 11/06/2022 18:51

Maybe that’s why John Cleese is so good on this issue now.
And whilst we’re at it, what happened to reasoned and intelligent debate? If you’ve not seen the Friday Night, Saturday Morning interview hosted by Tim Rice, where Cleese and Palin discuss the accusations of blasphemy against the film (with Malcolm Muggeridge and the Bishop of Southwark) I thoroughly recommend it. Such a contrast to the way ‘debate’ is dealt with today (and it was only 1979). What have we lost? Where have we gone so wrong? Brings to mind that fb meme ‘We live in a time where we must silence the intelligent people so that the stupid people will not be offended’.


SpidersAreShitheads · 20/06/2022 18:16

I was just telling DP about this sketch last night - that's a coincidence!! Society has become a parody of itself.

And yes, @MandyMotherOfBrian I completely agree re the issue of debate and critical thinking. The latter is frowned upon. We've all lost the ability to disagree with each other but still offer respect. If you don't agree with something 100% then you're automatically cancelled and a terrible person. We've lost all sense of nuance, and the ability to allow others to intellectually dissemble an argument and present their own thoughts on it.

There have been some heartening signs more recently but I don't think we'll ever truly escape cancel culture now. More's the pity.


LynneBenfield · 20/06/2022 18:19

They knew

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