Unfortunately paying hundreds of dollars for cable television doesn’t spare you from the commercials. In the 1990s, commercials predominantly showcased the latest Barbie,’ Transformer or Power Ranger toy. Parents must have hated way their kids were asking for a different toy every five minutes, but if they knew what was coming they might have happily bought those’ toys.
Futuristic detachment leads to humans living lives with little, or no fear. The world of the ‘Surrogates’ is a place where one’s actions cannot harbor any physical health risk to one’s own body, because the surrogate robot acts out the life for its owner and takes on that danger itself.
When the Stony Brook women’s soccer team began America East play this past Sunday, they had recorded just one win on the season. But hosting New Hampshire, the Seawolves looked like the team they have the potential to be, winning 2-0 over the 1-8-1 Wildcats. ‘