Kardashians and the American Dream

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Penelope Disick is a part of the newest generation for the Kardashian clan and people are just as obsessed with her (and her brothers Mason and Reign and cousins, North and Saint) as they with the original set of sisters (and Rob). E! News write a good majority of their articles about the comings and goings about the Kardashians and a good amount of the time it is about normal activities. Yes, their activities cost more than the normal mans but we see them go to eat, birthday parties, and amusement parks.

Why are we so obsessed with them and other celebrities then? Is it so we can live vicariously through their lives or we love torturing ourselves by watching others live better than us?

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Anger or Captivity

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Tilikum, the literal killer whale is reported sick with a bacteria infection. With sickness ushering him towards the end, the only draw to entice the reader with each article is the kill list that this whale has procured.

This begs the question that was touched upon in the documentary Blackfish, was this aggression caused by Tilikum being kept in captivity or was he born angry? Then this question leads to, was I born with a predisposition to avoid the general masses or working in a movie theater caused me to be this way?

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