Over the last few decades celebrity and fame has changed dramatically, from Alexander the Great to Kim Kardashian. Talent and achievements no longer play a huge role when it comes to our celebrities. “Much modern celebrity seems the result of careful promotion or great good looks or something besides talent and achievement” (Epstein2) with that being said celebrity-creation has blossomed into an industry of its own. Keeping up with all the gossips from breaking up to hooking up, law suits and drama many might come to an agreement that celebrity culture is starting to be the great new art form in our new generation and that it ...
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... will all be the outcome of the dying civilization and it would not fit into the fabulous, unrealistic lives we portrayed. People will “react with a fury and vengeance that will snuff out the remains of our anemic democracy and usher in a new dark age” (Hedges3) once homes are lost and our money runs out then it will be too late to do anything.
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