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dysfunctional press Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-10-08 07:25 AM
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41. got some links? 4 or 5 should do, seeing as it's so common and all...
i'll sit down and wait for my links...
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  -What in the world is wrong with society nowadays? Paint It Black  Apr-09-08 04:45 PM   #0 
  - I'm aware of zero other cases of American students...  Eric J in MN   Apr-09-08 04:48 PM   #1 
  - Well there have been  Mojorabbit   Apr-09-08 04:50 PM   #3 
  - Some kids got caught here a few years ago with that intention...  cynatnite   Apr-09-08 04:51 PM   #4 
  - it has indeed become a "fad" for lack of a better term. n/t  pepperbear   Apr-09-08 04:59 PM   #13 
  - If you read the news more, you would know that this is fairly common.  mwb970   Apr-10-08 07:00 AM   #37 
  - got some links? 4 or 5 should do, seeing as it's so common and all...  QuestionAll   Apr-10-08 07:25 AM   #41 
     - OK, here you are.  mwb970   Apr-10-08 08:00 AM   #45 
     - And by the way, the sarcasm is not appreciated.  mwb970   Apr-10-08 10:23 AM   #51 
  - i wish i could say the same  Blue_Tires   Apr-10-08 12:55 PM   #63 
  - Did you see the mother of one of those girls on the Today show?  cynatnite   Apr-09-08 04:50 PM   #2 
  - That woman sounds like piece of puke.  devilgrrl   Apr-09-08 04:53 PM   #9 
  - Yes, I bet that homes where the kids were raised with an attitude of  Lydia Leftcoast   Apr-10-08 12:35 PM   #53 
  - People believe and do all sorts of crazy shit based on collective illusions  Echo In Light   Apr-10-08 07:00 AM   #38 
  - This is society. We're primates. This happens all the time, everywhere.  melody   Apr-09-08 04:51 PM   #5 
  - It makes me incredibly sad  Paint It Black   Apr-09-08 04:53 PM   #8 
  - Exactly.  melody   Apr-09-08 04:55 PM   #10 
  - I completely disagree. The more violent a society is, the more likely it is to  Herdin_Cats   Apr-09-08 05:01 PM   #17 
  - Social studies have shown -- the same elements that give us violence also bring about creativity  melody   Apr-09-08 05:22 PM   #28 
     - How do they define creativity and free thought?  Herdin_Cats   Apr-09-08 06:50 PM   #30 
     - Well, we can torture the data until it says what we like  melody   Apr-09-08 08:18 PM   #31 
        - Again, can you point me in the direction of this material? The social sciences  Herdin_Cats   Apr-09-08 10:50 PM   #32 
           - I'd have to point you in the direction of thirty years of research  melody   Apr-10-08 12:09 AM   #33 
              - We seem to be approaching this question from different angles.  Herdin_Cats   Apr-10-08 06:44 AM   #35 
                 - My background is in cultural anthropology  melody   Apr-10-08 12:29 PM   #52 
                    - My background is also in cultural anthropology.  Herdin_Cats   Apr-10-08 06:06 PM   #68 
                       - You don't understand how human culture is grounded in psychology?  melody   Apr-10-08 06:43 PM   #69 
                          - You really, really don't understand what I was saying. Did you read my posts?  Herdin_Cats   Apr-10-08 08:29 PM   #75 
     - Wow, that is a *very* sweeping, general statement.  mwb970   Apr-10-08 07:02 AM   #39 
     - So would I....  smirkymonkey   Apr-10-08 08:52 AM   #48 
     - I cannot believe this is even being debated  melody   Apr-10-08 12:46 PM   #58 
     - then Zimbabwe must be about due for a rennaisance  eShirl   Apr-10-08 07:12 AM   #40 
        - Touche!  smirkymonkey   Apr-10-08 08:53 AM   #49 
        - And I guess you'd have a real problem with the sky being blue lol  melody   Apr-10-08 01:29 PM   #65 
        - Don't like the truth, don't remember it, just discard it from your mind  melody   Apr-10-08 12:48 PM   #60 
        - "As I said, this is ludicrous to even further debate ..."  OmelasExpat   Apr-10-08 12:53 PM   #62 
        - Because there is nothing to debate!  melody   Apr-10-08 01:34 PM   #67 
        - ok, show me all the creativity pouring out of Zimbabwe  eShirl   Apr-10-08 06:51 PM   #70 
           - You're assuming that all violence is primary  melody   Apr-10-08 08:16 PM   #73 
              - I'm not assuming anything  eShirl   Apr-10-08 08:18 PM   #74 
        - And Idi Amin was a closet Picasso.  OmelasExpat   Apr-10-08 12:50 PM   #61 
           - You'll have to rewrite neurology to dispute it  melody   Apr-10-08 01:33 PM   #66 
              - the scientific method is a wonderful thing. n/t  eShirl   Apr-10-08 07:16 PM   #72 
  - Well, we've been trillions in debt since 1980.  HypnoToad   Apr-09-08 05:02 PM   #19 
  - It's not an excuse, it's a reason -- and the people who are trying to control our natures  melody   Apr-09-08 05:23 PM   #29 
  - How does that explain places like Sweden?  riverdeep   Apr-10-08 06:26 AM   #34 
  - Agreed. Also, sexism runs rampant in totalitarian structures {glorification of machismo}  Echo In Light   Apr-10-08 07:28 AM   #43 
  - It's also a tiny country with deep roots  melody   Apr-10-08 12:41 PM   #56 
  - I have to disagree here,  raccoon   Apr-10-08 09:03 AM   #50 
     - That's an entirely different matter  melody   Apr-10-08 12:43 PM   #57 
        - Where did you hear that,  raccoon   Apr-10-08 01:15 PM   #64 
  - Throw away the TV's...n/t  saddlesore   Apr-09-08 04:52 PM   #6 
  - Local "news" enables this sort of behavior  depakid   Apr-09-08 04:52 PM   #7 
  - All it does is give a different air of high drama to their violent rampage  melody   Apr-09-08 04:57 PM   #11 
  - Somehow, back then things just seemed different  Paint It Black   Apr-09-08 05:01 PM   #15 
     - I went to a private school with supposedly intelligent, well-bred kids  melody   Apr-09-08 05:21 PM   #27 
        - Exactly. What's surprising is how few can relate to that reality due to mass homogenization  Echo In Light   Apr-10-08 06:51 AM   #36 
           - Absolutely. I couldn't agree more  melody   Apr-10-08 12:38 PM   #54 
              - It unfortunately speaks to the efficacy of thought control/uniformity  Echo In Light   Apr-10-08 06:58 PM   #71 
  - It's not just the news that enables it...  cynatnite   Apr-09-08 05:01 PM   #16 
  - Vanity, desire for fame, bullying, what children are exposed to, what is tolerated...  HypnoToad   Apr-09-08 04:59 PM   #12 
  - School uniforms are actually a good idea  depakid   Apr-09-08 05:08 PM   #22 
     - And it gives kids something harmless to rebel against  Lydia Leftcoast   Apr-10-08 12:38 PM   #55 
  - Maybe this book can help explain??  texastoast   Apr-09-08 05:00 PM   #14 
  - coolest. sounds interesting. have you read?  seabeyond   Apr-09-08 05:04 PM   #20 
     - I was referred to it about 5 or 6 years ago  texastoast   Apr-09-08 05:13 PM   #24 
        - thanks....  seabeyond   Apr-09-08 05:17 PM   #25 
  - free for all society with absolutely no boundaries  seabeyond   Apr-09-08 05:02 PM   #18 
  - Who ever dies with the most toys wins!  devilgrrl   Apr-09-08 05:04 PM   #21 
  - interesting. i have never looked at it that way. hm.... n/t  seabeyond   Apr-09-08 05:08 PM   #23 
  - Look at the example our government is setting!  MartyL   Apr-09-08 05:20 PM   #26 
  - since when do we hear these stories on a regular basis?  QuestionAll   Apr-10-08 07:27 AM   #42 
  - As my post upthread reveals, you are insufficiently informed on this topic.  mwb970   Apr-10-08 08:37 AM   #47 
  - Television content is a problem.  raebrek   Apr-10-08 07:33 AM   #44 
  - who, exactly is teaching values, nowadays?  sentelle   Apr-10-08 08:16 AM   #46 
  - Too many people who are just plain ignorant of history  slackmaster   Apr-10-08 12:47 PM   #59 
     - preach it to 'em JR!!!  ileus   Apr-10-08 08:59 PM   #76 

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