A new movie has been released. Everybody has an opinion on the director, the cast, the location, the music etc. That’s great. Makes great small talk at parties. The director is fresh out of movie school. The actor is so and so’s son, the actress looks really hot…then the concave baldy in the corner hanging on to a Black Label goes ” Oh she only got the role because so and so recommended her, and you know how so and so pulls the big strings”
But if I was making a movie wouldnt I want to cast someone who was recommended?
Another party, another discussion. Property prices are rising fast. There seems to be a lot of overseas investment, so glad we made that investment when we did etc etc. Some slick haired suit with both hands in his pockets goes, “Definitely an artificial inflation. Same thing happened with hoo hoo too too island, and after the tsunami, its all gone.”
Umm…dont natural disasters have that effect wherever, whenever?
The classic – she’s marrying a man 15 years older to her – he must be rich, says the socialite who is hosting a charity dinner for orphans.
Is it cool to be cynical? Are we living in times when it is not just necessary to be critical and mistrustful of all actions and motives but also necessary to announce them? Does our lack of faith make us appear more clever than those that believe?
It is truly kalyug when the end of innocence becomes fashionable and humanism becomes a mockery.