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1,191 - Living on the Fringes of Society

March 18th, 2016

Episode 367 of 463 episodes

Teenagers sometimes wear strange clothing. Find out some reasons why in this episode. Slow dialog: 1:37 Explanations: 3:17 Fast dialog: 13:57 Carla: Why do those teenagers have to dress like that? Don’t they want to fit in? Donald: Maybe they feel marginalized and they’re showing their feelings of alienation through their clothes. Carla: That’s just a bunch of psychobabble. Nobody is treating them like second-class citizens. They’re choosing to set themselves apart, to make themselves outcasts. Donald: Maybe they don’t feel they have the same access and privileges that other people do because of social class, religious beliefs, or other factors. Carla: Nobody is shunning them. They choose to live on the fringe of society. They need to stop making themselves conspicuous and integrate into society. Donald: What if they doubt they’d be accepted? Carla: That’s ridiculous. Donald: Would you want one of them as your neighbor? Carla: Well, I . . . well . . . Donald: I think I’ve proved my point. Script by Dr. Lucy Tse