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Tilting the Newtown 'Conversation'

InsightingTruth Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 9:45 AM
Subscribe to whatever you like, but be prepared to be wrong. Entertainment is nearly irrelevant. Americans have ceded responsibility for their children to government indoctrination centers. In your search for a theory that explains the moral deterioration of our society; start there.
Carl469 Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 3:21 PM
They don;t agree. They simply want to avoid heat from people like you.
Jay Wye Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 11:55 AM
even movie makers agree that their media DOES have influence.
Some are not so willing to admit it in public,though.

tell me why Michael Moore makes "documentaries"....if not to influence people.
talltexanoilfieldtrash Wrote: Dec 21, 2012 10:16 AM
"Entertainment" that uses needless violence and vulgarity, is not entertaining, it is enticing others to copy what they perceive as "normal", and reject moral behaviour. Your elders try to teach morality, and the Serpent says "Eat the fruit, it will not harm you". (Paraphrasing Genesis)
It's too hard to try and make sense of a senseless event. Adam Lanza's merciless slaughter in Connecticut has forced everyone with a microphone to insist we have a "national conversation" about why this happens.

But this urgent need to talk is not an excuse for a reckless discussion. Sadly, that is where we're headed, with pundits hysterical, naive or both.

Predictably most in the media went straight to the Left's Alpha and Omega: blaming excessive "access" to guns. It was also an excuse to open fire on the National Rifle Association. For example, author Joyce Carol Oates...