Are you ever intimidated by the academy? Do you ever feel like the single Philosophy 101 course you took in college is an insufficient recommendation for you to hold your own during dinner-party arguments? "Ooh, I don't know any Latin, I probably don't stack up too great compared to scholars of the past." Okay, well, stop feeling inadequately prepared at once.
POINT: "Say to yourself in the early morning: I shall meet today ungrateful, violent, treacherous, envious, uncharitable men...I can neither be harmed by any of them, for no man will involve me in wrong, nor can I be angry with my kinsman or hate him; for we have come into the world to work together." COUNTERPOINT: Honestly, fuck you.
LOOK I GET THAT THERE ARE CERTAIN LIMITATIONS TO PERIOD ACCURACY AND DON'T WANT YOU TO ASK THE FEMALE CAST TO PLUCK BACK THEIR HAIRLINES BUT IS IT TOO MUCH TO ASK THAT MARGARET TUDOR NOT BE TAN WITH FRESH LIP FILLERS
DON'T GET ME WRONG THAT ACTRESS IS OBJECTIVELY BEAUTIFUL AND HER LIP FILLERS ARE GOOD BUT NO ONE HAS AN UPPER LIP LIKE THAT NATURALLY
"STOP MAKING ME CARE SO MUCH ABOUT HETEROSEXUALITY, JACK"
"MAKE TWO MOUTHS WITH YOUR ONE MOUTH"
"BERT AND CEC I FEEL LIKE YOUR COMMUNIST IDEALS ARE BEING SLOWLY WORN AWAY BY THE GLAMOROUS WARDROBE AND BENEVOLENT CAPITALISM OF PHRYNE FISHER, PLEASE DON'T FEEL SO BAD ABOUT IT THOUGH, COMPROMISE IS SORT OF LIKE GETTING USED TO A HOT BATH AND AFTER A WHILE IT FEELS COMFORTABLE, LIKE YOU COULD DO THIS UNTIL YOU DIED"