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    So, how did a cooking competition get me onto this line of thought? Escalation. When producers think that they have to add more tension to a cooking show to make it more exciting, what is to stop them from doing this to any other reality show? Imagine Survivor with weapons. I shudder to think.

    How far will we go? At what point do we say, "Enough!"? Will it take someone actually dying during one of these stunts or will that just be seen as a new goal for the competition shows? There are already many similarities between our society and the glory days of Rome. Reality TV - especially the competition-for-money kind - is our circus as much as snack foods are our bread. I hate to think that we will end up throwing people

    yksitoista ulotteinen presidentin shakki. / tappaa kaikki natsit "Nous sommes un groupuscule" (-9.50; -7.03) 政治委员, 政委‽ Warning - some snark above ‽

    by annieli on Sat Dec 01, 2012 at 03:15:02 PM PST

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