Are we all equal? It’s a question that has surrounded the entire belief of American society. It is a question fueled with cultural and even religious aspects. The simple answer is yes. As people, we are all equal. No person is better than another.
Status…is something completely different.
The Hollywood elite make it their daily agenda to explain to us exactly what they believe to be wrong/right with the world. They speak from standpoints of higher living and entitlement. They speak from a sense that their way is simply the best way.
Don’t get me wrong, everyone is entitled to their opinion. However, when you start viewing your opinion as the “rule book” to what the rest of us should do and should believe, that is when we ALL have a problem.
In the latest of events, Meryl Streep took it upon herself to use the public platform to project her distaste for President-Elect Donald Trump and her view to what the Hollywood stars truly offer to society. The problem with her approach was she used it to compare herself and other Hollywood actors as “the epitome of what America is about”. Saying things like “without the arts we would have only football and MMA”.
Who is being disrespectful now?
Life is all about perspective and the reality of this situation is many Hollywood actors are simply out of touch with the average everyday American. They have no idea what it’s like to have to work a job that doesn’t even pay your bills. They have no idea what it’s like to tell your children you can’t have that right now because mom and dad cannot afford it. The truth is they have forgotten what it means to be “REAL Americans”.
The biggest issue is that they feel because we as Americans go and watch their movie that they somehow put food on the table for our families and therefore we should do what they say and feel how they feel.
Everyone is entitled to their opinion, but speak it in a manner that is an opinion and not what you believe everyone should do.