Why do I hate show-offs?

They are intrusive, violate my privacy. Contribute nothing of value.

So, what prompts the hunt for celebrity? I suspect it is to compensate for insecurity that is either endemic or induced. What induces insecurity? Abuse.

Why is abuse so prevalent in the U.S? Perhaps it is a remnant of slavery, an effort to salvage some moral justification for the forcible subjugation of one’s own kind.

So, the culture of obedience is the intellectual remnant of slavery?