The redemptive process, from seeing clearly the good and the bad of terrible times, defines and hones the best of humanity, and thus has preserved our species for millennia, and may sustain us for many more.
Hey ... I got this joke: What is two lawyers, with the sir name of Palmer, chained to a engine block at the bottom of the river. Answer: A good start. Oh, you heard that one, or a variation of it, already.
What began as a feel-good suicide 'Indie' film, with strident overtones of highly dysfunctional sexuality all around, quickly devolved into a poorly written Saturday Night Live sketch that struggled on far too long.