The Warhol Diet Leads To Mental Diabetes

a: Fame ~
b: Sugar

What: "To a culture, celebrity is like sugar: fun in moderation, deadly if it's all you consume. We are letting one impulse - to vicariously enter the Big Man's entourage - over-ride the others, like the desire to enrich our minds. I have seen some of the best minds of my generation focus on nothing but discussing fame in ever more ironic ways, and they are left with a kind of intellectual diabetes."

Writer: Johann Hari
Date: May 29 2011 10:25 AM

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