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American Idol

American Idol

Why I find America's #1 show so disturbing.

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Published: February 24, 2007


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Visitor Comments: 49

(49) Henry Eppler, August 14, 2007 11:01 PM

American Idol

Lori, you are very sensitive, I appreciate that; we need a lot more people like you in this world.
The show is a make or break time for the contestants. We all have our dreams and wishes. Some even get the courage to try, others get out there and do it. In America, we take the chance; give it a whirl; step out;(fall on our face) etc. WE need a real reality check to see where we stand. We count the cost,take the chance and do it anyway. We find out where we stand as a real person that has the courage to stand, fall,get up and try again, & again. People don't step into anything and succeed. We plan, learn, try, work and win or lose. When you study the test and trials of life, they come in a pattern and many are age related. It is a major part of life. We win by succeeding. A child at one year old, learns to walk, he does not start running the very next day. We plop on our bottom many times and Mommy has to wipe the tears away. The bandaids on the holes in our skin and stitches in our clothes is all part of growing up. Most of us make it just fine. I do agree with many of your writers about one thing, many people do not find the value of belief in ONE GOD, a moral way of living,and the ablity to encourage people to do better and make something of True Value of their life. A heart that is tender and sensitive to teach and encourage us when we fall, fail, mess up etc; be it a mother, father,or our GOD thats loves us enough to try and try again till we finally get it right. This is what life is all about. The contestant on the show have the strength and courage to try, I give them all credit for that. BUT like others that have written in, America and the rest of our world, needs to look for the one who created all this; give him a chance to create something in our own life that will stand the test and trials of life. People need a "Different Point of View" from cradle to grave.

(48) Fred Coralde, April 25, 2007 8:03 AM

You hit it!

You are precisely right. Humiliation is such a thing that kills inside us. America unfortunately as a nation is now leadingto a decline as its people are turning away as fast as they could from God's principles: a sign of times! Bless you heaps and keep on going.....

(47) Jenny, March 28, 2007 8:37 PM

Why Chris?

Why in the world would 30 million people vote agaist Chris and voted for Sanjaya?? What is America thinking???? I think that we need to get back to basic of what American Idol is all about and by far that would not be Sanjaya. Good Luck Chris...America really does love you!!!

(46) ARQ. ENGRONAT, March 16, 2007 4:17 PM

Why I find America's #1 show so disturbing.

DEAR MISS LORY:
THIS IS THE SECOND TIME I HAVE THE OPORTUNITY TO SEE AND HEAR SOME OF YOUR COMMENTS...THE FIRST ONE WAS THAT OF WE ARE THE FIRST GENERATION TO LET OUR KIDS CALL GROWNUPS BY THEIR FIRST NAME....AND BELIVE ME MY JAW TOUCH THE FLOOR...DEAR LADY YOU ARE SO ""PRECISELY CORRECT""....AND GOD BLESS YOU FOR SUCH A GOOD KIND OF THINKING
RESPETUOSAMENTE
ENRIQUE ENGRONAT Y SRA.
TAMPICO MEXICO

(45) Margarita, March 14, 2007 7:12 AM

you are right

You are right about it, but as you pointed they knew where they are going, they decided that they can take the risk. Why? I don't understand, but it was the choice. We cannot blame just one party for it.

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