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>>There IS also a wealth of natural experimental evidence that
>>effects expected by disinhibition - which you can also dismiss
>>all variables are controlled for - precisely because they are
>>the real world.
<Classic one being the well documented spikes that occur in suicides
> after the suicide of some public person.>
These have been discussed previously on the list. Showing a
correlation does not show a causal relationship, and the way that "classic"
study represented the data was to suggest a high level of insidious media
power, which is highly disputable. Let's just say that Phillips' work is
not top of the list of recommended reading on media effects units on media
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