Ridiculous Lives

We all almost worship actors and the lives they lead, which seem so glamorous, but if you step back a bit and look at it objectively, those lives are ridiculous. Imagine spending your time pretending to be someone else. How foolish that is, what a huge waste of one’s time. It’s almost as if one gives away one’s own life and for what — to pretend. Absurd.

The Romans looked down upon actors, and this attitude persisted right into the Elizabethan Age. Perhaps that negative attitude is more grounded in reality than our mindless worship of actors today.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s