" No TV Eliteism ..."?
I know some people who are very well educated , full to the lip with common sense and all round very nice people . One is Vegan and the other is almost Vegan .
They will proudly tell you they do not even own a TV , not in an accusatory way , it's just their preference . They have laptops but they are mostly used for socializing ( not Social Sites ) . Some Academics can appear to be aloof and even intimidading because they only talk when they have something Relevant or important to say , just casual conversation is generally an alien conept to them . Any books they buy as presents would be generally educational . Very complicated Boardgames are top of their enjoyement , fun list . I am really terrible at those games ....my brain just goes into slow motion . My idea of fun is blasting at 35 miles an hour on my Mountain Bike down the steepest hill I can find !! San Francisco was my Mountain Bike playground with the unimaginably steep roads , smoe need steps cut into them just to walk . I think we deprive ourselves of much thoughtful rt if we
Anyway I find that mobies are my lifesaver in stressful times when I can't read because I just keepi going back a few pages . I could never imagine being an Actor , ust thinking of that job makes my head hurt !! However the messages and logic in many modern TV shows is really stimulating . I see the Art in a movie as I dissect a decent one .
People I know who are disgusted by the idea fof watching " Fight Club " , they think of it as just blood and punching each other into oblivion , horrible shit when people don't give it a chance they cannot see the root of that movie . The main theme is the breakdown of modern society at the hands of the " little people ....no , not Leprechauns !!☘) . It reminds me of DeJoy trying to destroy the Post Office System . It is about what coordinated , concerted and direct action at the person to persona level can ccomplish , how people can become convinced that this Village of ours needs to be taken apart , institution by institution in order to save it . The ending , last few minutes is revelatory in a very dramatic way .
Check it out and you can fast forward the punchup scenes .