Archive - May, 2010

Hopelessly LOST

Hopelessly LOST

Since we were old enough to operate one, T.V. has been more than just entertainment to the children of the 1970’s. For us television isn’t accidental, it’s intentional. People are in charge of the programming, and those people are broadcasting the fabric and fibre of humanity to anyone who will watch. For over 30 years television has been the messenger through which we’ve received, processed, and evaluated man’s most enduring questions and haunting desires.  The flickering screen reveals our achievements and our disappointments.

Living with disappointment is a learned skill, developed over time the same way knife throwing or torturing is. It doesn’t come to us naturally like say, the ability to hear dead voices or predicting rainstorms. If you’ve been alive for any period of time, you’ve learned to live with disappointment. This ability is beneficial because it gives you resilience but it is also detrimental in that once you develop it, it never leaves you.

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