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In Defense Of Thanos: Why Fans Are Rooting For The Mad Titan

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Vote up the fan perspectives that make you sympathize with the Mad Titan.

In intense online discussions of the Avengers film franchise, one topical thread seems to come up again and again: the idea that Thanos did nothing wrong. The ethical defense of the Mad Titan started out as little more than an MCU meme, but it has since evolved into a veritable online movement.

Few characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe have made a greater impact than Thanos, and that’s not just because he eradicated half the universe. Thanos has connected with fans in a way previous villains haven’t, setting the bar incredibly high for whichever unfortunate Phase Four big bads have to follow in his footsteps.