In a study on cringing published this week, scientists discovered that “vicarious embarrassment” is linked to the brain’s “pain matrix,” which registers physical as well as mental discomfort…
Actually, my reaction is to want to kill him. That’s my reason for not watching. And that’s my reaction to pretty much every movie or TV show:
“So why don’t they all just kill that guy who’s causing all the problems? Can’t you just drop a bomb on X?”
That’s why I can’t watch “deep, profound” shows like The Prisoner. Just gang up on that guy in charge and stomp him to death.