From my notes: Delusion

Found this scribbled on a notepaper on my desk:

“Of course people are delusional.  I’m surprised they’re not even more delusional than they are.  Delusion is the only thing that makes reality tolerable.”

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Ooh! Celebrities!

I try not to follow celebrities unless I really can’t help myself, for that there is a recipe for heartbreak.

This video is dedicated to the famous people online, but especially the ones on Twitter:

Celebrities are what the gods were in ancient Greece: fictional characters leading scripted lives.  At the bottom of all the hype, they are people too, but it’s unlikely you’ll ever get to the bottom of the hype.  We’re all living in a public-relations junkyard.  You’d need a couple of bulldozers, ground-scanning radar and a team of archaeologist spelunkers in hazmat suits to get to the bottom of it.

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