Did Friends, the seminal sitcom about six 20-somethings in a coffee shop, set in motion the decline Western civilization? To many, Friends means laughs, but to writer David Hopkins, Friends means the stupefaction of a society once revered as morally aligned and intellectually robust.

David Hopkins laid out his theory in an essay on Medium, and could he be any more correct? So, no one told you life was gonna be this way. 

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The beginning of the end.
Sources: Medium