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Re: Prayers needed

One brief portion I saw while changing channels had 4 little kids swinging
on a porch swing which came loose and flew out into the yard.  How's that


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <EvaTEsq@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Saturday, July 03, 2004 6:56 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] Prayers needed

> I know.  I can't watch that show either.  The few times that I've seen it
> they've showed a cat sleeping on the top of a tv, who then falls off the
> How's that funny?
> Eva
> Long Island, NY
> Zone 6/7
> In a message dated 7/2/2004 6:45:36 PM Eastern Standard Time,
> kmrsy@comcast.net writes:
> 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.
> realize there are some cute videos (when it first started they had a cat
> 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,
> 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
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