The Truman Show – Reality Television – WOW WORDS

Some vocabulary from this week’s discussions…

Voyeurism
noun

the practice of obtaining pleasure by looking at people, especially secretively.


Prurience
noun
being inclined to have, or characterized by an unhealthy interest in other people’s affairs.

Schadenfreude
noun

satisfaction or pleasure felt at someone else’s misfortune.


The Heisenberg Principle
The notion that the behaviour of a subject changes when it is observed.

Empathy
noun
the intellectual identification with or vicarious experiencing of the feelings, thoughts, or attitudes of another.

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