Flimsy Sanity: News Roundup

Flimsy Sanity

In individuals, insanity is rare; but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule. - Friedrich Nietzsche

Monday, November 17, 2008

News Roundup

Obama election spurs race crimes around country

"The principle is very simple," said BJ Gallagher, a sociologist and co-author of the diversity book "A Peacock in the Land of Penguins." "If I can't hurt the person I'm angry at, then I'll vent my anger on a substitute, i.e., someone of the same race."

Hollywood out of step with American morals: poll
Sixty-one percent of those surveyed said that religious values in America are "under attack," and 59% agreed that "the people who run the TV networks and the major movie studios do not share the religious and moral values of most Americans."

Money is the motive. Hollywood makes movies that they hope will make money and many genres are guaranteed like slashers while documentaries seldom pay. Religions that inflame fear and loathing and claim persecution make more money than those teaching peace and love. Same motives, different venues.

1 Comments:

  • At 5:44 PM, Anonymous R J Adams said…

    "...the people who run the TV networks and the major movie studios do not share the religious and moral values of most Americans."

    That's absolutely true. The religious and moral values of most Americans are being better expressed by those featured in the first link on this post.

     

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