Britney Spears and the Costs of Celebrity

Over at The Epoch Times, the dubious doctor reflects on the bizarre and vacuous modern celebrity phenomenon after hearing about someone formerly famous called Britney Spears.

Many people would rather be known for something outrageous than not be known at all: for them, a few minutes of fame or notoriety justify or validate an entire life. They are therefore more than willing to exhibit themselves to the world: they are eager to do so.

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