nothing worth watching men with ideas vanish

"Men of ideas vanish when freedom vanishes."
Carl Sandburgh


Limit TV watching to 2 hours to live longer

"Marx thought that religion was the opium of the people.
Not any more. Entertainment is." - John Kozy

"Nonsense placed before the eyes has a magical effect
as it fetters the senses the mind remains a vassal

Goethe in a letter to Schiller ~ 1797

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"We are a world divorced from the superstitions of the past, new myths are generated by those wielding media as a wand, one as powerful as the holly wood wands of ancient ceremonial magicians were rumored to have been. The Talmudwood of today is the true sacred site of today's elite magician. " - Edward Wilson & Wes Unruh

Entertainment brings forth the power of sensation allowing a vehicle for escape or release from the rational mind.

Entertainment relies heavily on instant gratification.

Entertainment is an expression of consumption.

Entertainment and consumption are two sides of the same ideological coin.

Consumption, aside from the purchase of necessities, allows anyone with money to buy into their own fantasy.

Both are simply a search for the mindless pleasure of emancipation from reason and all the other bonds that restrain self.

Entertainment transports us through time and space enabling us to escape our personal reality — if only for a moment.

"The deliberate application of the techniques of theater to politics, religion, education, literature, commerce, warfare, crime, has converted everything into branches of show business, where the overriding objective is getting and satisfying an audience.

Andy Warhol ushered in a new age for art causing the custodians of culture to roll over in their graves. Art as entertainment. Andy Warhol realized that in the existing entertainment monoculture people themselves could become pop cultural artifacts and that celebrities were basically human soup cans. The most important art movement became the art of the creation of the celebrity, the celebrity business plan." - Neil Gabler

Entertainment is "escapist".

To be entertained means to be removed from your self and reality. The second-hand pseudo-experiences that entertainment media provides seem to fulfill our hunger for real experience.

In the end they only intensify that hunger ...
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"I was not surprised to hear that teenagers and young adults are not really entertained by all the media devices to which they have become attached. The reason is that entertainment is like dessert - a little goes a long way and doesn't actually nourish. People derive genuine satisfaction by actually doing things such as making their own music, dancing, creating art, volunteering, growing flowers, knitting sweaters, repairing old bicycles, learning a new language. The fact that youngsters waste so much time trying to find virtual satisfaction shows that we need to work harder to make real satisfaction more accessible to them." - Ruth Anne Hammond

"Four of the largest five entertainment giants are now run or owned by Jews. Murdoch's News Corp (at number four) is the only gentile holdout - however Rupert is as pro-Israel as any Jew, probably more so."- Los Angeles Jewish Times 1999

Before CIA involvement art was sublime.

Art redirected thought from the sensual to the intellectual, from the temporal to the eternal, from the corporeal to the spiritual.

Art was not only concerned with aesthetics but also morality.

Art, operating on the emotions and the senses, for the most part, is beyond the reach of intellect.

In the past when critics used the word 'sensational' they meant that the senses and emotions were stimulated.

They meant that entertainment induced reactions by exciting the nervous system in much the same way drugs did.

Artists create their work assuming that different spectators will have different experiences of the artwork, entertainers create their work by deploying familiar words, images, symbols, techniques or stories in an attempt to manipulate a spectator not only into having a particular experience but into ensuring that every member of the audience has the same experience.

Entertainment is about the power to replace the sublime with fantasy.

Entertainment requires that sensation triumph over reason otherwise there is no suspension of disbelief

Electrification and related technologies forged the modern entertainment industry.

Printing advances allowed for illustration and later photographic reproduction in books, newspapers and magazines.

Magazines aimed to entertainment.

They achieved this by the liberal and extravagance use of photographs of individuals deemed socially important accompanied by improvised articles.

Labor conditions changed.

Wages rose and hours declined, leaving ordinary citizens more money and more leisure time.

Real nonfarm wages increased 50% between 1870 and 1900, while the average manufacturing worker toiled three and a half fewer hours per week in 1910 than in 1890.

There was also a new attitude among laborers that accompanied these changes - an emotional reaction against the numbing conditions of the machine age.

At the end of the work day, workers left their factories wanting to have a good time, forget work and forget their personal reality.

Entertainment satisfies the desire to forget the daily grind.

Cicero was trained in public speaking by Roscius the comedian and Aesop the tragedian.

Napoleon Bonaparte took instruction from the actor Talma in the art of small talk and carefully calculated everything from his rages to his poses.

In antebellum America political orators like Daniel Webster, John Calhoun and Henry Clay studied theatrical declamation, prompting theater managers to complain that their own presentations could not compete with those of the politicians.

The theatrical tradition only intensified through the remainder of the century, culminating with Theodore Roosevelt, a man as comfortable as Mark Twain or any performer with being on stage, where he played the part of a larger-than-life version of himself, something presidents have had to do ever since.
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