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Originally posted by NoRegretsEver
I hope that this doesn't sound wrong, but I feel that its easier for people to worry about one person, then it does to be worried about 40. Our feelings are about as vast as our attention spans. Its easier to be focused on a few then on many.
There is also the distraction factor, where we are supposed to look away from something that would cause panic to many people as this horrific storm did, and look to something that happened to one person. This is always the case as far as media is concerned.
Originally posted by CalmAsHinduCows
reply to post by whyamIhere
Look at her. She's a blond, white girl who was pretty hot. Its all about how much attention you can hold. Sad, but true.
Like stated above, if she was of a different race, obese, destitute, no one would give it a second look before they flipped the channel to "American Idol."