So Paul Walker, of “The Fast and the Furious” franchise fame, died in a car wreck Saturday. In typical fashion, the Internet is split between the normal, expected camps of “OMG RIP” and ” OMG WHO CARES”, with a majority of people in the middle.
I’ve noticed a very interesting trend with many people in the “WHO CARES” camp; that a majority of the same people that belong in that camp are some of the same people who wailed and gnashed their teeth when Lou Reed died. Or Tom Clancy. Or Chris Kyle. Or somebody else that, frankly, many others don’t give two squats about.
People, just because you don’t care doesn’t mean others shouldn’t. By all accounts, Paul Walker was a good guy who left a daughter behind. Did he make high-quality films? Not particularly, but they were highly successful and, in many instances, entertaining.
And I liked him.
Does that make him more important than the previous people listed? Of course not. But to sit and belittle someone who has JUST died because you didn’t care about their career choice or contribution to the world or pop culture or whatever makes you a bad person.Unless of course they were horrible people like Sylvia Brown. In that case, belittle away.
In short, don’t be a jackwagon. It doesn’t look good on you.
On a side note, please quit saying things like “WHY DO YOU CARE ABOUT (CELEBRITY NAME HERE) AND NOT ABORTED BABIES AND/OR SOLDIERS”. Just stop. It’s a red herring.
the year is 2019. ebay is going bankrupt. in an effort to save the site they put ebay up for auction on ebay. i buy it for 10 billion dollars. i now have to pay 10 billion dollars to myself. where am i going to get that kind of money