Definition of Illusion:
1. The action of deceiving. The state or fact of being intellectually deceived or misled.
2 A misleading image presented to the vision; something that deceives or misleads intellectually as to cause misinterpretation of its actual nature (Merriam Webster).
When I was a child, the name "Oscar" was associated with a brand of hotdogs and "The Oscars" was an obscure television program and no one much cared about.
How times have changed. Sunday evenings' "Oscars" broadcast was the longest television program of the year at four hours and eagerly watched by nearly as large a crowd as tuned in on the Super Bowl.
Rapt attention was directed to rented gowns and jewelry worn by stars and starlets whose primary role in life is to entertain people through fakery and fantasy.
This epic American event--which epitomizes the growing secular Western world value system--is based on one very sinister commodity:
The Western World is becoming a Land of Illusions that does not bode well for the future.