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Re: Prayers needed


Should be called Inane Home Movies.

David Franzman
A Touch of the Tropics
www.atouchofthetropics.net
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kitty" <kmrsy@comcast.net>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Friday, July 02, 2004 4:06 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Prayers needed


> I can't abide Funniest Home Videos.  The few times I've caught parts of it
> while changing channels, someone is always being hurt either physically or
> emotionally and the audience is responding to this as being funny.  This
> type of thing also conditions children to believe such actions are funny.
I
> realize there are some cute videos (when it first started they had a cat
on
> a home railroad, attacking trains by sticking its paw between the trees
> while they played Godzilla music in the background) but it seems they are
> fewer and farther between these days and in order to win the prize,
someone
> has to get hurt. I can't watch that while waiting for something cute (and
> you'll wait a lot, lot longer for something intelligent).
>
> We need to look at what we are teaching the next generation.  It may come
> back to haunt us.
>
> Kitty
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: <Zemuly@aol.com>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Friday, July 02, 2004 5:25 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Prayers needed
>
>
> > In a message dated 7/2/2004 5:13:12 PM Central Standard Time,
> > kmrsy@comcast.net writes:
> > Zem, were you including the previous list as likeables or just B&B, SPk?
> > Just those.  I do like the funny animal videos on that Funniest Home
Video
> > Show, but Funniest Animals on Animal Planet is a lot more entertaining.
I
> have
> > never been much for groveling or bathroom humor, which I find rampant in
> the
> > shows you listed.  I spend a lot of time watching PBS, HGTV, Animal
> Planet,
> > TLC, Discovery and A&E, which, according to my grandchildren, is
> indicative of my
> > advanced age. <LOL>
> >
> > zem
> >
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