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Hollywood Won 2012?

DCM in FL Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 1:53 PM
I stopped watching TV a long time ago. But many other people are still getting a radically distorted and unrealistic view of things from TV, such as religion & homosexuality. I hear from such people all the time. They seem to honestly (if implicitly) believe that the things they learned from TV shows are real.
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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