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Clay Shiver: No Thanks, Playmates

Florida State University's sports information department had big news for Clay Shiver early this year [1995]: Playboy magazine had selected him for ...

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The Vanity of Things

I am much less regardfull of the approbation of man, and set much lighter by contempt or applause than I did long ago. I am oft suspicious that this is ...

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The Limitations of Celebrity

As far as I can remember, being a celebrity has never helped me make a good picture, ... or command the obedience of my daughter, or impress my wife. ...

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The Danger of Popularity

To set one's heart on being popular is fatal to the preacher's best growth. It is the worst and feeblest part of your congregation that makes ...

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Our Circuitous World View

The production of art and entertainment for commercial reasons is an old story; what may be new is the elevation of this practice into a principle, and ...

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The Cult of Mediocrity

I fear that we in the mass media are creating such a market for mediocrity that we've diminished the incentive for excellence. We celebrate notoriety ...

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Pity for the Legends

Around a man who has been pushed into the limelight, a legend begins to grow as it does around a dead man. But a dead man is in no danger of yielding ...

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Children and Public Life

My major effort must be devoted to my children. If Caroline and John turn out badly, nothing I could do in the public eye would have any meaning.

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The Fickle Crowd

Oliver Cromwell, who took the British throne away from Charles I and established the Commonwealth, said to a friend, "Do not trust to the cheering, ...

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Truth on the Block

The supplanting of sound values by the world's methods of popularity and success may be clouding the influence of the Bible upon our writing. This ...

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