The Dissonance of Demi

Fame. Wealth. Talent. Beauty. Adoration.

Arbitrary indicators of success, of fortune, of health. To rely on such measures is to obtusely exalt the cosmetic at the expense of the complex. Exchange the visceral for the inane and one fails to appreciate the intricacies of the human experience.

Picture a drug addict. A plethora of negative connotations surely flood your mind upon that cue. You may envision a catatonic transient, an intoxicated prostitute, an aggressive drunkard. Several character and classist implications define your concept of an addict.

Read More