Misanthrope

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Misanthrope

exposes frivolity and inconsistency of French society (1600s). [Fr. Lit.: Le Misanthrope]
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Where once upon a time we could channel our pesky inner misanthropists reasonably privately - shout at the television, walk out of the cinema, throw that book across the room - now we have it in our power to 'share'.
Misanthropists even pontificate that no one should be surprised by impossible transitions, not only because of the resilience of sitting regimes, but also due to alleged Arab traditions of solid authoritarianism.
Overs backers are generous, optimistic, promiscuous and full of beans, while those who oppose goals are clearly the worst kind of meanspirited misanthropists.
People who turn up their noses at two 60-something gentlemen shamelessly singing light aACAyn' frothy love songs haven't noticed that their is an exultation of spirit, a joie de vivre for all us misanthropists to enjoy.