Posts Tagged ‘fame’
In the 14th century, the Bubonic Plague wiped out a third of Europe’s population.
In the 21st century, celebrity has taken well over a half. The other half are physically deceased.
1] When you start buying into your own delusions, you’re afflicted.
Note: Other people have to point them out to you because you couldn’t spot them to save your life.
2] When you hire people for the sole purpose of keeping your ego off thin ice, you’re afflicted.
3] When you hire personal assistants who worship the ground you walk on because they have no ground of their own, you’re afflicted.
4] When you think God intended for you to be a celebrity so you could change the course of human history, even if you don’t believe in God in any other context, you’re afflicted.
5] When you think therapists are minions of the devil who try to steal your glory by placing you on the same level as human beings, you’re afflicted.
6] When you support higher taxation on people like yourself because you know it doesn’t affect your lifestyle one iota, and you need a carbon credit for all the guilt, you’re afflicted.
7] When your plastic surgery has transformed your face into a Mr. Potato Head, but you still insist that people are just marveling at how youthful you are, you’re afflicted.
8] When nothing in life is more important than applause, you’re afflicted.
9] When you forget that the most important things in life aren’t how much money you have or how many people recognize you at the pharmacy, you’re afflicted.
10] When you know you just got lucky, and are just laughing your way to the bank, you’re probably worth every penny.