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Re: 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
----- 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
> 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
> 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
> > 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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