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originally posted by: Helicopter
Although, a kid with a little yellow thing toy is only that. Adults do not bother with them. (Or do they? I have only even heard of these things on internet) If a adult has a little yellow thing toy, probably it doesn't mean they are representing themselves, probably just means they like little yellow things without thinking much of it.
originally posted by: Abysha
a reply to: Profusion
While you are right that it spans generations, I do think the difference in era is why it is "cool". Western society has made so many advances in social equality that people feel more free than at any other time in American history to express themselves however they please. Because their perception of self is so healthy, the drone-like nature of the evil clones is seen as a novelty.
For example, this probably wouldn't be too funny in the 50's since a lot of people felt social pressure to act as clones. I can imagine a place like North Korea finding this more triggering than funny.
I take it as a sign of a healthy society.
originally posted by: crustyjuggler27
i think they made lucifer because it tested well with a sample audiance, you know they make entertainment to entertain and generate revenue.
These people, it turns out, are operating from what I called The Gullible Mind. It is a psychological processing malfunction that filters out information based on its source rather than its integrity. People who operate from The Gullible Mind tend to have misplaced trust in governments, institutions, mainstream news networks, doctors, scientists or anyone who wears the garb of apparent authority.
But how does this work inside their heads? It's an interesting process. Gullible Mind people do believe it is possible for a government (or institution) to lie; but they believe that governments, institutions and doctors choose NOT to lie even when it would serve their own self interests to do so. Follow this carefully, because this is the fascinating part. These Gullible Mind people effectively believe that even though a government official could lie about something, they would never actually do so.
The gullible mind explained