Re: Media and Violence

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Date: Wed Apr 24 2002 - 23:20:54 BST

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    >From: "Philip Jonkers" <>
    >To: <>
    >Subject: Re: Media and Violence
    >Date: Wed, 24 Apr 2002 09:30:04 -0700
    > > Rome, like other civilizations, was not desensitized to their spectacles
    > > of violence and death, they _wanted_ to see just that. The audience was
    > > 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.
    What portion of "nature" even has teeth or claws? Funny how metaphors paint
    the world in images which we can easily relate, amniotes that we are.

    I could just as easily say nature is green in leaf and blade (or chloroplast
    better yet).

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