Human Authoritarian Impulse
My first reaction was: “I can’t do it! I’m not taking my clothes off! I’ve never even cursed on camera!” But then I thought about it: “This is Martin Scorsese. How can you say no?”
Authority, wealth, and power can always bend the will of the weak or dependent. That’s why independence of free will, economic independence, and political options are not allowed under the new totalitarian regime of the US.
While harmless between so called consensual activities, what it inevitably evolves to is the authority of the state ordering people to put the rod to the peasants, lead the death and rape squads to the house of one politically off neighbor, and people obeying said commands. It’s the State, how can you say no? The teenage girl couldn’t say no to anal raping Hollywood directors. Why should you.