In reality television, YouTube, and countless other manifestations, exhibitionism and voyeurism have collided in a perfect storm of entertainment. We are drawn in by it and revel sometimes in the successes but more commonly in the failures of other people. We love to laugh at people who think they can sing when all evidence points to the opposite conclusion. We love to laugh along with the jabs and barbs that are sent their way and then to see them cry, swear, and storm off in shame and disgust. This passes for entertainment—and we love it. And much of it has grown out of our ability to see and be seen, to constantly show ourselves off to the rest of the world, and to persistently peer into the lives of others..
- Tim Challies
(Source : The Next Story)