Received: by alpheratz.cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk id XAA12037 (8.6.9/5.3[ref email@example.com] for cpm.aca.mmu.ac.uk from firstname.lastname@example.org); Sat, 13 Apr 2002 23:25:50 +0100 From: "Lawrence DeBivort" <email@example.com> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org> Subject: RE: media violence report in Science Date: Sat, 13 Apr 2002 18:20:23 -0400 Message-ID: <NEBBKOADILIOKGDJLPMAGEEECOAA.email@example.com> Content-Type: text/plain; charset="US-ASCII" Content-Transfer-Encoding: 7bit X-Priority: 3 (Normal) X-MSMail-Priority: Normal X-Mailer: Microsoft Outlook IMO, Build 9.0.2416 (9.0.2910.0) X-MIMEOLE: Produced By Microsoft MimeOLE V5.00.2919.6700 In-reply-to: <34EA289A-4F1A-11D6-8A33-003065B9A95A@harvard.edu> Importance: Normal Sender: firstname.lastname@example.org Precedence: bulk Reply-To: email@example.com
What do you make of the article Ray posted? It suggests that watching
violence on TV DOES lead to a greater propensity for violent behavior in the
I am not suggesting that a person isn't responsible for what they do,
regardless of how much or what kind of TV they have watched. But I would not
be surprised if by watching violence a person does not accustom himself to
the patterns he observes.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: firstname.lastname@example.org [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf
> Of Wade T.Smith
> Sent: Saturday, April 13, 2002 4:08 PM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: media violence report in Science
> On Saturday, April 13, 2002, at 03:48 , Lawrence DeBivort wrote:
> > It makes me wonder what impact living amidst inescapable real daily
> > violence
> > has on Palestinians and Israelis. Thoughts, anyone?
> Media violence has always been a red herring of the politically useless
> liberal set and the intellectually challenged social science set and
> always will be.
> The people living amidst violence smell real blood and see real bullets.
> They answer in kind, or they answer in flight, or they answer in fear,
> because they are human and they feel.
> There is no preparation for violent motive or action from media images
> and never has been, nor has there ever been any needed for man to kill
> his neighbor or his kin or his enemy.
> Pushing off the relentless capacity for evil upon an image is sheer
> - Wade
> This was distributed via the memetics list associated with the
> Journal of Memetics - Evolutionary Models of Information Transmission
> For information about the journal and the list (e.g. unsubscribing)
> see: http://www.cpm.mmu.ac.uk/jom-emit
This was distributed via the memetics list associated with the
Journal of Memetics - Evolutionary Models of Information Transmission
For information about the journal and the list (e.g. unsubscribing)
This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 : Sat Apr 13 2002 - 23:36:54 BST