“America is now obsessed by stars in an unhealthy way. They don’t actually deserve this kind of attention. They`re only actors – not scientists who are triumphing over cancer or doing some other wonderful thing.”

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  1. June 16, 2014

    Now, when was this said? Very timely.

    • June 17, 2014

      Ms. Jilly, I do think that comment was rather recent, and very insightful.

    June 17, 2014

    Oh my, where do we even draw the line? 🙂
    Actors, models, fashion designers, magazine editors, fantasy authors, pop singers,… However, these days we begin to be obsessed with artisans of all trade more than before, and that is a good thing in my book.

    • June 17, 2014

      I do like how the Internet exposes us to so many influences, but I wonder sometimes if it’s an info overload? Or maybe there are no more lines?

        June 19, 2014

        I like to think that we are enabled to know more (even though it can mean we drown in data, it’s better to have a multi-faceted world view. it might help create a wise, logical, kind human being of tomorrow)

        the adult part of me ROFLs at this naïveté right now

  3. June 17, 2014

    It may be a good thing; it lets our scientists get on with doing what they do best, quietly and efficiently.

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