Jonah Platt: The Greatest Show in the History of Television
Huffington Post - about 4 years
What if I told you there was a show on TV that gave you an up-close and personal view into the real essence of the human soul? A show that strips away the trappings of everyday life, the walls and weapons and words we hide behind, and exposes our true strengths, weaknesses and core identities on a primitively human level. Sounds pretty cool, right?
What if I told you this show holds a magnifying glass up to all of our most admirable qualities -- bravery, intelligence, compassion, perseverance -- as well as our most pitiable -- fear, greed, ignorance, stupidity? That this is a show where race, age, gender, sexual orientation, wealth, and religion play no part in determining individual success on any level? Where strength refers to your inner spirit and mental toughness, as well as your physical body. Where those with patience, loyalty, forthrightness, insightfulness, and courage are rewarded, and those possessed by selfishness, deceit, arrogance, and intolerance are doom
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