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  • TheFriarto196@lemmy.blahaj.zoneRule of Destiny
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    10 hours ago

    Someone else gave a pretty good reason in a comment. It’s basically that the media is using JB’s name to drive engagement because everyone knows him and pretty much all the people who are now pissed at Jack black are just falling for rage bait. That’s kinda the type of explanation I was looking for. It’s capitalism. Capitalism is always the root of all problems. The media needs our attention and it’s using name recognition and faux drama to get it. End of story, pretty much.




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    11 hours ago

    But, like…I don’t get why people are pissed with Jack specifically. They’re public personalities. Of course they have to come out and say making a joke about encouraging assassination was all a joke in poor taste or whatever PR bullshit. And it seems like the canceling of the tour was for safety reasons, not because Jack was upset with the joke. Am I wrong? What am I missing?


  • “And as I was walking out, I heard a single clap. Followed by another. And another. Faster, now. I turned to see Josh, slowly rising to his feet, a proud, silent respect in his eye. As I continued for the door, slowly but surely, a chorus of hands crescendoed into whoops and hollers. The entire dealership, the mechanics, the salesMEN, the wives, all stood staring in reverence, the wives in lust, as I pushed through the double glass doors in slow motion and out into my carrier. The credits rolled. True story.”









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    11 hours ago

    I don’t understand how people are framing this as Jack black fucking up. What’s the problem, exactly? I haven’t really followed this saga, but from what Ive gathered, KG made a joke about the assassination attempt, they got backlash for that and they canceled the tour for safety reasons. How is this a failing on JB’s part?


  • You’re definitely misunderstanding this post. Yeah, there’s value in bucking authority. But you’re also just describing taxes. It sounds like you’ve read up on the modern form of libertarianism. Which is another crock.

    The problem isn’t that they’re questioning authority. Generally most people (especially on lemmy) are down with that. We’re talking about the leaps of illogic that sovcits rest their entire belief system on. This post is to highlight the absurd hypocrisy in what they preach. Not to call their disobedience of authority foolish, but their methods and entirely unfounded beliefs.