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The TV watch public in Australia was given a taste of seeing temptation as a form of entertainment when one of the networks aired a show called “Temptation Island”. The basic plot of the show was that four couples were going to test their devotion to each other by placing themselves on an island with 26 single people who had the sole objective of enticing the couples to separate. When it first ran it was the most popular show in America and Australia. It is now into its third season. The very fact that a show like this has even been thought up is sad enough. The fact that it became a most popular program is a tragic reflection on our Western society. Now I’m sure the couples who are in the show volunteered to be there because they thought their relationship was strong. But what a way to test it! You are just asking for trouble when you start doing that sort of thing aren’t you.

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