Insensitive and Offensive Robin Williams Would Be FIRED Today

Robin Williams never seemed to hold back any of the thoughts that popped into his head.

“We had gay burglars the other night. They broke in and rearranged the furniture.”

or dressed as a woman…

“When in doubt… make a dick joke.” — Robin Williams

Robin Williams is a symbol of freedom. The freedom to be who you want to be and say what you want to say. The freedom of expression. The freedom to offend!

“I was once on a German talk show, and this woman said to me, “Mr. Williams, why do you think there is not so much comedy in Germany?” And I said, “Did you ever think you killed all the funny people?”

From a psychological perspective, when we like a person we’re more likely to laugh at their jokes, or at the very least excuse them.

“Jack’s [Nicholson] done every drug known to mankind. He’s the only guy in the world where Keith Richards will go, “I have to go home now, Jack.” — Robin Williams

But I’m not suggesting we should be forced to like everyone because forced laughter isn’t fun for anyone, but what I am suggesting is that despite not liking someone we should still give that someone the benefit of the doubt by assuming their well-intentioned.

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