Showing posts from February, 2018

Who's to blame for the Parkland, FL shooting? I say TV

On Wednesday , yet another terrible school shooting happened.  17 beautiful souls were lost including four Jewish souls.   There is really nothing to say to the families of those who lost loved ones.  To think that a place of education and morals could be turned into a bloody battlefield is horrifying.   People on both sides of the political aisle are running to point fingers at each other.  Some want tighter gun laws and some blame mental health.  They're both probably right.   There is something though, that no one wants to talk about. What about the violent culture that children are brought up with on TV, movies, and video games?  The reason that Hollywood gives so much attention to violence and gunfire is because it sells. Kids absorb all this stuff on a daily basis.  They dream about it, they play about it and they glorify the actors who kill other people on stage.  And then everyone wonders why there are so many school shootings in America! If you care about school violence,