hort.net Seasonal photo, (c) 2006 Christopher P. Lindsey, All Rights Reserved: do not copy
articles | gallery of plants | blog | tech blog | plant profiles | patents | mailing lists | top stories | links | shorturl service | tom clothier's archive0
 Navigation
Articles
Gallery of Plants
Blog
Tech Blog
Plant Profiles
Patents
Mailing Lists
    FAQ
    Netiquette
    Search ALL lists
    Search help
    Subscription info
Top Stories
Links
sHORTurl service
Tom Clothier's Archive
 Top Stories
Disease could hit Britain's trees hard

Ten of the best snowdrop cultivars

Plant protein database helps identify plant gene functions

Dendroclimatologists record history through trees

Potato beetle could be thwarted through gene manipulation

Hawaii expands coffee farm quarantine

Study explains flower petal loss

Unauthorized use of a plant doesn't invalidate it's patent

RSS story archive

Re: 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
>
> ---------------------------------------------------------------------
> Support hort.net -- join the hort.net fund drive!
> http://www.hort.net/funds/

---------------------------------------------------------------------
Support hort.net -- join the hort.net fund drive!
http://www.hort.net/funds/



Other Mailing lists | Author Index | Date Index | Subject Index | Thread Index



 © 1995-2015 Mallorn Computing, Inc.All Rights Reserved.
Our Privacy Statement