Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Quote du jour

The fact that so many people are willing to lash out so angrily over some random person’s criticism of their favorite pop star suggests to me that we live a society full of people who are desperate to believe in something. They yearn for someone to put their faith in and to inspire them. They want to believe that someone out there is, if not perfect, about as close as any human being can get to that exalted status. They want to feel connected to a larger group, a community all experiencing the same feelings at the same time. They want to believe in something greater that gives them purpose and direction, provides a set of role models, and often gives them some sort of lesson about what living a good life is.
-Jim Geraghty

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