You’re allowed to be a little selfish, he certainly brought great joy to you and others in the process. It’s only natural you’d hope that hed either recover or cope to bring you more. Selfishness is not a vice by itself. There was a great deal of loss at the same time as truly good people who stood up for the good of everyone. I think your 1000% right though, it caused a massive shift.
Maybe. I’m trying to think of a mainstream comedian that is as much social critic/philosopher as a comedian like Carlin or Bill Hicks and can’t really think of any. Maybe Bill Burr or Jim Jeffries on certain topics. But neither of them really dive too deep into it.