Re: Media and Violence

From: Philip Jonkers (
Date: Wed Apr 24 2002 - 17:30:04 BST

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    > Rome, like other civilizations, was not desensitized to their spectacles
    > of violence and death, they _wanted_ to see just that. The audience was a
    > living and enjoying entity in these pageants of blood.
    > The bull fight is a pale imitation.
    > The appetites of the human species are strong, and should never be
    > discounted.

    Nature is `red in tooth and claw'. Humans are part of nature, therefore
    are `red in tooth and claw' too.


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