Hollywood Culturalmorphism

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Noted intellectual Sharon Stone has proclaimed her position on peace in the middle east:

""And it really is just a breath. It's just an agreement that's just a breath. We are not far apart. We can choose to have this alternative kind of growth that is a collective nuance of understanding."

And all the birds, deer and fluffy bunnies surrounding her cheered.

Let me clarify that I don't know (or particularly care) anything about Sharon Stone of what she thinks or does. The reason I'm writing this is because what she said is silly and just as ignorant as much of the drool that comes from Hollywood types on politics, world and social issues.

When a person is naive or liberal, they see the microcosm of their world as what everyone else lives. While I do applaud a positive attitude rooted in reality, there usually isn't much reality floating around those tinsel town types. That ignorance of reality runs over into perceptions of culture based on one's own experience rather than based on the culture one is assigning the ideals to... let's call it culturalmorphism. It also explains some of their politics.

Now I'd like to shatter Ms. Stone's warping of culture with a simple picture of a Palestinians child wearing a Hamas head band wielding what I hope is a toy gun but I fear it is real:
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If a picture says 1000 words, the words expressed by this picture take the breath of peace away.