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Response to JustAnotherGen (Reply #16)

Sat Sep 6, 2014, 06:59 AM

21. It's always been true

--celebrities have always had fans but didn't they previously have to do something for that fame? As you say, maybe it's risen to the point of worship of idols now where people are literally living their whole lives vicariously. They don't really grow out of it. Maybe because from a young age, they don't know of any alternatives....no alternative role models or outlets for imagining...

"people worshipping external fame as opposed to accomplishing something of value" ---that pretty much sums up the danger in the Kardashian phenom...the glamorization of our basest instincts

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