Exploring The Ambition To Be Famous
Those of us who live in Los Angeles are constantly aware of the city’s draw for those seeking fame. People come from all over the world to develop careers in show business. Their sheer ambition of wanting to become famous is often raw and sometimes scary.
What has been your relationship to fame? Is it something you have ever wanted? Do you understand it? Do you respect it, despise it, pity it, or scratch your head over it?
If there were an equivalent in your life to ambition for fame, what would it be? Do you desire to be known and held up on a pedestal by anyone – even one person or a small group of people?
What happens to people who achieve fame? Do you find their ambition worth their effort? In a culture that holds celebrities up as demi-gods, what are your points of view about a desire – an ambition – to be famous?