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Re: Re: Prayers needed


Please tell me you're joking!  That is so sick I cannot comprehend it.

Pam Evans
Kemp, TX
zone 8A
----- Original Message -----
From: David Franzman
Sent: 7/2/2004 11:16:46 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Prayers needed

> Hey, has anyone seen CSI?  They routinely show dismembered people.  It's
> been a favorite of my wife's because it's a crime show but one time that I
> actually watched it I was so appalled and made such a fuss that my wife just
> turned the channel.  I will never understand why somebody would want to
> watch stuff like that.
> 
> David Franzman
> A Touch of the Tropics
> www.atouchofthetropics.net
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Andrea H" <hodgesaa@earthlink.net>
> To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Friday, July 02, 2004 12:36 PM
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] Prayers needed
> 
> 
> > Marge and Judy, you are both so right. Sometimes I'm appalled at what I
> > myself accept as "not so bad" or "normal" these days. I usually back up
> and
> > go wait a minute, that's a horrible thing to show on TV, or say on the
> > radio, etc. Even the morning shows now are full of things that were simply
> > not tolerated when I was a child. I can remember the first time I heard
> the
> > word 'damn' on TV and was amazed.  And yes, freedom of speech has turned
> > into say anything you want, no matter how vile, obscene (although those
> > REALLY smart people in DC still haven't clearly defined that word) or even
> > ludicrous. That's another thing that amazes me, the TV shows that people
> > watch not for the violent content, but for the sheer stupidity of the
> > content. Just don't get it.  OK, I'll stop.
> > A
> >
> > Andrea H
> > Beaufort, SC
> >
> >
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Judy L Browning" <judybrowning@lewiston.com>
> > To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
> > Sent: Friday, July 02, 2004 11:36 AM
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Prayers needed
> >
> >
> > > Marge, you stated this very well, may I quote you? I am apalled my what
> my
> > > grandkids all preteen, accept as "normal" based on what they see on the
> > > tube.
> > > From: "Marge Talt" <mtalt@hort.net>
> > > > Personally (showing my age), I think TV and Hollywood are
> > > > exacerbating the situation and our freedom of speech (which I value)
> > > > has been distorted as a permission to produce worse and worse violent
> > > > trash for consumption by younger and younger humans...after a while,
> > > > the horror subsides and they become inured to violence; think it is
> > > > normal...then, that spills over into other aspects of life.  Consider
> > > > the prevalence of road rage and other sorts of "rages" that seem to
> > > > happen every day now.
> > >
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