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What a way to start the new year! Thanks for this!!

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really enjoyed this piece Ana.

What I find interesting as well is the audience and the economics of these shows: they remind me of the audience & funders of the first theatres shows in which at the end it was the wealthy funding their own satires; do you think it's because of a massive battle within the wealthiest demographics?

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Thanks for this! If this is the court jester phase, what’s next?

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But let's not forget that Season 1 of The White Lotus -- which is where it earned its acclaim and renewal -- ended with the wealthy cluelessly trodding over the working class and the working class suffering, and losing, as a result.

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The societies move in cyclical movements. It's been really fascinating to watch it happen in real time. Great piece btw!

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