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    “Celebrity worship is a prominent issue in Australia affecting girls between the ages of 10 and 21.” To what extent is this statement true? Introduction and Background Information Celebrity worship syndrome is a personality disorder that is becoming more apparent in 21st century Australia, and it is estimated that 36% of the general population have it. Several studies have shown that celebrity worship is more prevalent in adolescents, especially teen and preteen girls. When the British boy band One Direction toured Australia in late 2013, many articles were published surrounding the hysteria that many girls were experiencing. The Adelaide Entertainment Centre CEO said that they “were expecting lots of teenage girls” and needed to set up…

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    Celebrities and pop culture have taken over people’s lives. If someone walks into any store the one, and only thing that will always be there is a tabloid. But why do people love to know so many details about celebrity’s lives? Why are people so fascinated on being just like their favorite celebrity? People choose to worship celebrities because they want to live vicariously through them; people want to live a life that is comparable to their favorite celebrity. Celebrity worship or idolization…

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    Celebrities today are constantly seen on the news, in the tabloids, or even on social media websites. We as a culture focus on them and analyze every single move they make. Their lives are no longer private, but instead blasted everywhere for everyone to see. Ty Burr brings up the excellent question of why do we obsess over these human beings; why do we portray them in a Godly light? We as a society look to these people, not because of who they are, but rather what they have and the distraction…

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    David Cox (2015), in his article "Celebrity Culture is Natural and Can Be Beneficial,” observes celebrity culture and the modern day obsession with the seemingly witless entertainment stars. It is quite a regular theme, even perhaps ironically, for movies to criticize the intellectual drain amidst society. There exists a notion that society needs to shift its focus of attention more towards intellectually gifted people than entertainment figures. The critical view taken by most still hasn’t…

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    Americans Have An Unhealthy Obsession over Celebrities Albert Einstein once said, “Insanity: [is] doing something over and over again and expecting a different result”(1). There are two types of celebrity obsessions: one type is the individual who has a healthy fascination towards a celebrity, perhaps for their generous personality or admirable talent; and then there is the insane individual who has a complete and involved relationship with a celebrity, they may even revolve the celebrity 's…

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    In the article “ The Impact of Celebrities” by Deborah King, she addresses the topic of how we as a society are obsessed with celebrity gossip or the negative influences. King addresses that society is “ obsessed with celebrities” because we want to see them fail. For example, Dr. Charlotte De Backer carried out a study to try to explain why we are so obsessed with celebrities . However, our society is more captivated, by celebrities who are bad role models. Additionally, the media spreads…

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    concludes that obsession over celebrities are beneficial to everyday people . He argues that the obsession creates no harm, bond friendship, and form a more confident self. Palmer also attempts to convince the reader that being obsessed with celebrities is a “healthy escape from our boring lives.” Although Collin Palmer is valid in several points, he fails to realize the true danger in being obsessed with celebrities. Based on research and my own personal experience, I found that his conclusion,…

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    The new age of celebrity worshipping shows the negative impact and positive impact on social media. There’s nothing wrong with showing love to your favorite actress or singer but when it gets to the point of obsession that’s when we as a society needs to change the mindsets of the young generation. People who are overly obsesses with a particular favorite celebrity of theirs can sometimes end up having depression or even anxiety. There’s something good about showing love to your favorite…

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    color is, than what social issues are happening in the world today. This idolization issue goes back to many, many years ago, back to when we had a king running America; because it’s scientifically proven that we as people naturally look for a leader to follow and take after from, therefore it explains our issues of obsession.(Gayle, 591) As the young generations tend to idolize pop culture icons prioritizing them over important social matters, causing our young generation to become mentally…

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    burning for eternity sounded unpleasant as a child. Then. I opened my mind to different theologies. In a long quest to understand religion objectively. (This is only a comparison of beliefs not religions.) I came across a seemingly simple question. Is Idolatry a thing of the past or as ubiquitous as ever? Idolatry is worship of an Idol. A form of extreme admiration, love or reverence for someone or something. It usually done in religious practice but spills out into much of society. It…

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