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Hollywood Won 2012?

BlackSheepPatriot Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 12:16 PM
"... you can't trample on someone else's rights by forcing them not to watch something just because you do not think it's appropriate." I agree with that statement. However, let's add another dimension to this argument: what about forcing people to hear or watch what they do not want to because it goes against their beliefs? Students in public schools are a captive audience.
The television industry loves to claim that all of the sex, violence and foul-mouthed language it displays has zero harmful effects on children. On the other hand, they would never dream of telling their advertisers that their paid messages on TV have no effect. So does the entertainment industry have an impact or doesn't it?

The answer is that Tinseltown certainly has an effect, and when that effect is felt in the political arena, the hell with pretending they don't. They openly celebrate.

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