Reality TV : Guilty Pleasure

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Transcript

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Guilty Pleasure versus Hate Watching

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Guilty pleasure is when

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you watch something that you know is supposed to be bad,

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and everyone else is talking about how bad it is,

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but you enjoy it.

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You feel kind of a sense of -- You're kind of ashamed of it.

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Then there's hate watching, which is

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the same thing where you're watching something that you know is bad,

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but you feel superior to it.

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And you love to blog about how stupid these people on reality TV are.

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Who would watch that? And all that jazz.

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So these are related concepts.

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You're watching something that you know to be bad,

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and you're either feeling shameful for doing it

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because society tells you to feel shameful.

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or you are feeling superior to it,

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And either way, you're doing the exact same thing

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just with a different result.

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What is guilty pleasure and hate watching?

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