At best, we're only ever mitigating the toxicity inherent to social relations. At worst we're pretending it doesn't exist... RWF calls out our hidden inner Marthas & Helmuts; makes us face them. (He, above everyone, lived in the reality of his sadomasochistic dualism). Saw this on Dec 6th, which, here in Canada, just highlighted what happens when we gender that dynamic. Powerfully unpleasant. Böhm was smarmy a.f.