Mistakes In Pop Culture

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In pop culture today we idolize these seemingly "normal" people by putting them up on pedestals. This mistake of choosing these musicians and singers as objects of perfection, becomes deleterious for both parties involved. For the idolizer: we aim for an unachievable definition of what it means to be human; to possess fame, praise, beauty and wealth, with the exception of making mistakes. For the idolized: they are placed high up on a pedestal, becoming these gods and goddesses of perfection; untouchable to the rest of us. By idolizing them, we create that mindset, we forget that they are human: flawed and susceptible to mistakes. So when they do falter, we scrutinize them for being an ounce less of what we assume. Take Justin Bieber for example.
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