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Applause. Deafening applause from large crowd.
"I still sing because I love the sound of applause, because it is who I am, and because I still can." -- Brenda Lee
People are more likely to admit to being addicted to drugs than applause.
Michael Jackson's brother said recently that Michael got so high from the applause he could not sleep for days.
Applause is as corrupting as power.
Individuals can have 3 distinct roles in the spread of a message:
"It is super important to realize the effect that reliability has on friendships and all social relationships. In some degree lack of punctuality stems from deficient Theory of Mind and lack of Empathy. It is really important to learn to align what you do and what you say: Integrity. If you know that you tend to run late, let your appointment know that."
Sontag claims that a camera is like a passport into people's private lives; that you grant them importance by taking their photographs, so they let you right in.
"Your name is your most valuable asset."
Transferring emotions onto someone who makes you feel better about yourself is nothing new: People fall for their shrinks, obstetricians and trainers all the time.
Kelly Morris, who teaches at the Shala near Union Square, understands the attraction. "I think everyone is turned on in a great yoga class, moving around, breathing heavy," she says. "You are touching their bodies. It can quickly devolve into some sort of sweat orgy."