If the case should only be, that he MIGHT lay it down, unless continued by a new choice, and if he should be desirous of being continued, his wishes, conspiring with his fears, would tend still more powerfully to corrupt his integrity, or debase
But your cure must begin somewhere, and put it that a thousand things which debase
a population can never be reformed without this particular reform to begin with.
That passage underscores two things you should know about this book: It's filled with great anecdotal writing, and it never once debases
itself by pitching Welles as simply a victimized genius, a reject of the Hollywood machine.
Many hold the opinion that pornography debases
both sexes, depicting women as willingly used sex objects.
You have stared down a system that continuously devalues and debases
Black and Brown lives with impunity.