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Life is a soap opera now

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posted on Jul, 11 2017 @ 11:26 AM
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Just a thought.
Twitter, Face Crack (Book), social media in general
are real life soap operas, done in real time.
There are actors(Posters)
There is an audience(Lurkers)
But it is taken to another level,
cause the viewer can directly
communicate with the actor.

Add trolls, shills to make it interesting




posted on Jul, 11 2017 @ 11:38 AM
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If only we can have the elevator music that goes with it. Though I think that would make people more insane.



posted on Jul, 11 2017 @ 11:41 AM
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What do you think they've been conditioning us with years of reality TV drama for? Trump and the theatrics and drama he brings to the table. They got us addicted to it so that we would be addicted to this whole charade around Trump in my opinion.



posted on Jul, 11 2017 @ 11:48 AM
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Life has always been a soap opera. It's just now we can watch each others soap opera.




posted on Jul, 11 2017 @ 11:55 AM
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originally posted by: ConscienceZombie
If only we can have the elevator music that goes with it. Though I think that would make people more insane.


Come to think of it, We get to pick the soundtrack when life plays like a movie!



posted on Jul, 11 2017 @ 11:59 AM
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originally posted by: 3NL1GHT3N3D1
What do you think they've been conditioning us with years of reality TV drama for? Trump and the theatrics and drama he brings to the table. They got us addicted to it so that we would be addicted to this whole charade around Trump in my opinion.


I agree with you to a point. We have been condition from birth. Well most of us.
I'm sure there's some old timers still around that weren't put in front of a programing device at an early age.
The whole governmental debacle is just the cherry on top.



posted on Jul, 11 2017 @ 12:01 PM
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a reply to: underwerks
This is true. Before this I'd guess the friendly neighborhood
fence meetings and public gatherings.



posted on Jul, 11 2017 @ 12:03 PM
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Life is not a soap opera. Soap operas are life. That's the whole point. Movies have high production values and compressed timelines with impossible feats and lots of FX. Soap operas emulate daily life as we live it.
edit on 7/11/2017 by schuyler because: (no reason given)



posted on Jul, 11 2017 @ 12:35 PM
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a reply to: schuyler

I believe It's all about perspective.
From my origin of thought, TV invented soap operas.
Yes there were plays and dramas on film before TV,
but the term "Soap Opera" didn't appear till after the
invention of the programming box.



posted on Jul, 11 2017 @ 01:05 PM
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That doesn't contradict what I said. Soap Operas emulate life: Low production value, boring plots, unending "drama."



posted on Jul, 11 2017 @ 01:06 PM
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a reply to: Leroy33860

And of course........Laundry detergent and 20 Mule Team Borax.



posted on Jul, 11 2017 @ 01:09 PM
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a reply to: schuyler

Ohhhh I get it now! Good point!
I should have replied "TV invented the word soap opera"


edit on 2017 7 by Leroy33860 because: Clarification



posted on Jul, 11 2017 @ 01:10 PM
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a reply to: TonyS

EXCELLENT reference! And it just goes to show how programmed we are!

edit on 2017 7 by Leroy33860 because: Spelling



posted on Jul, 11 2017 @ 01:19 PM
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originally posted by: 3NL1GHT3N3D1
What do you think they've been conditioning us with years of reality TV drama for? Trump and the theatrics and drama he brings to the table. They got us addicted to it so that we would be addicted to this whole charade around Trump in my opinion.


That 'whole charade' was designed by the Nazis, called news, sports and 'variety shows', to draw as wide an audience as possible, then imbue them with the political message they wanted.

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posted on Jul, 11 2017 @ 01:20 PM
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originally posted by: schuyler
That doesn't contradict what I said. Soap Operas emulate life: Low production value, boring plots, unending "drama."


The 'serial', radio and tv broadcast...



posted on Jul, 11 2017 @ 01:43 PM
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a reply to: Leroy33860

Yea, I just got to thinking..........I have to wonder if maybe "Soap Operas" had their real start on the Golden Years of Radio? I wasn't alive for those years......so I really can't say.



posted on Jul, 11 2017 @ 02:11 PM
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Tv came about to occupy the minds of the masses

Reality tv came about because of the low production costs

Tv reality came about when the elite knew for certain the people had stopped considering the difference and accepted both on emotional response and entertainment value alone.



posted on Jul, 11 2017 @ 03:41 PM
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a reply to: TonyS

I agree with that...
People would listen to programs before the programming box came into existence.



posted on Jul, 11 2017 @ 10:21 PM
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originally posted by: intrptr

originally posted by: 3NL1GHT3N3D1
What do you think they've been conditioning us with years of reality TV drama for? Trump and the theatrics and drama he brings to the table. They got us addicted to it so that we would be addicted to this whole charade around Trump in my opinion.


That 'whole charade' was designed by the Nazis, called news, sports and 'variety shows', to draw as wide an audience as possible, then imbue them with the political message they wanted.

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How soon we forget Caesar: "Give them circuses and bread". (Just paraphrasing).

Rulers figured-out long ago, how to distract the masses.

Please remember: Society and culture, are not life.

Spend a week alone in the woods, and then let's talk again about life.



posted on Jul, 12 2017 @ 05:34 AM
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originally posted by: BigBangWasAnEcho
Tv came about to occupy the minds of the masses

Reality tv came about because of the low production costs

Tv reality came about when the elite knew for certain the people had stopped considering the difference and accepted both on emotional response and entertainment value alone.

Actually TV realities of any type came about when the elite realized they had most of the folk "stupefied"
"Certified Stupefied"





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