Without standards, you cannot fail to reach them. And being imperfect beings, we are all destined to fail. The fact that we actually keep trying is what makes us human. And interesting.
It’s not that I support hypocrisy. There are folks who are hypocrites from day one -dirtbags who never had standards to violate (you can find them on any reality show). But the media prefers to focus on the failure of people who try, but fail - as though it’s better just to admit you’re scum, and then revel in it.
Larry Flynt exemplified that kind of hero - a man without values who delighted in exposing hypocrisy, but who also admitted to having sex with a chicken.
Talk about lack of standards. That chicken’s a skank.
Saturday, May 09, 2009
Colonel Sanders, Call Your Office
From Big Hollywood, the Daily Gut: Standards: