Posts Tagged ‘Still Pretending?’

Childhood pretending is natural:

he makes vroom noises for toys, she coos to a play baby. Somewhere headed into adulthood pretending stops “…I put away childish things” Paul says. Or IT USED to. TV has extended pretending. Grown people almost “believe” the fakery of serial shows. Actors have reached a level of demigods beside make-believe sports “heroes.” Hollywood’s thinking, its levels of undress & morals have permeated America. Pretend people are quoted as authorities and their notions make national news.

God help us to deliver ourselves from the clutches and lies of movies whether TV or big screen.

– eab, June 2017

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