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Which is worse in media, nudity or gore?

By the time the average U.S. child starts elementary school he or she will have seen 8,000 murders and 100,000 acts of violence on TV. -New Scientist, 2007

And since 2011 the FCC (Federal Communications Commission) has allowed full frontal nudity on TV(!)

What's your take on the FCC and the role it has to play when it comes to nudity and gore?

Topics: FCC Gore Nudity media
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    • Jun 18 2013: LaMar,
      Freedom is not really Freedom under these types of circumstances.
      Why would you regulate only the extremes? And who's to decide?

      I agree with some of what you say, but it falls short.
      I cannot chide you because the problem is never fully addressed.
      No one has every taken the high road. Priests and Politicians duck.
      Always.
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        • Jun 19 2013: Scheesh -- LaMar
          Is that your best shot across the bow?
          The ole' Love it or Leave it...?
          Haruuumph !!

          Restrictions for the safety of society? Who the heck is restricting the
          WashingtonDC jerks. Not the voters. They are lemmings looking for
          a cliff.

          Our Government is the problem. It's growing and won't go away.
          Two parties control the Media and everything heard, seen and in print.
          Independents get a Soap-Box in the Park.

          I live in a society that allows me to change the rules Government
          wants to push down society's throat. You do too. Unless you've
          been brainwashed, and I doubt that.

          LaMar, changing requires a stong resolve against this type of trash --
          "By the time the average U.S. child starts elementary school he or she
          will have seen 8,000 murders and 100,000 acts of violence on TV.
          -New Scientist, 2007"

          Sooo, moving to Canada, although a great idea, has to wait.
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        • Jun 19 2013: LaMar, thank you for your well researched opines.

          When your government has turned sour --
          1. Society's fail even to try to solve the situation it has perceived,
          but cannot foresee it becoming a problem.
          2.. If a situation is slowly getting worse, it's very hard to recognize that
          this year is worse than last year, and each successive year is only slightly
          worse than the year before.
          3. It may take a few decades of such slight year-to-year changes before
          a society suddenly realizes that conditions were better several decades
          ago, and that what was accepted as normal, is not normal today.
          4. History of yore, mirrors the sour US government today, in which the
          Roman's society failed to solve perceived problems because maintenance
          of those same problems was good for some people,

          We may be strongly attached to a bad status quo because it is favored
          by some deeply held value that we admire. Perhaps Democracy.
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        • Jun 20 2013: LaMar, off the cuff, 100% of what you say is correct.

          That doesn't solve the problem of sour government.
          And I wouldn't ask you to solve the problem.
          I don't believe you see the threat. Not many do.

          Until misfortune strikes, the boat isn't going to sink.
          This nation will continue another ten years or so, without
          a ripple. As long as our sour government can make wars
          upon other nation's shores. Auditors will not be assigned,
          and the Military will grow and grow.

          That could change if wars were suddenly brought to our
          shores. A distinct possibility---
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          A change in topic and times.
          Some History--
          To spot the chink in our government's armor, one has only
          to look at the Congressional Hearings when GM, Chrysler,
          and Ford set at one end of the table and begged for bailout.
          At the other end sat a lonely Auditor. He expressed the problem
          on the screen in living color, and what would be it's ultimate end.
          That end happened exactly as predicted. He was ignored.
          The auto manufacturers got their money, the government painted
          it in glowing colors. Check TV listings for the programs to watch
          Jesse James history as it happened.

          Our Treasury was robbed back then by a very sour government.
          Who can you blame when the hand is quicker than the eye?
          There isn't a Republican nor Democrat who will admit to this.
          And the well paid Media stands strongly in favor.
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        • Jun 20 2013: LaMar,
          Until I reached your last sentence, I felt I had written to
          an empty well of echo's. I see all is not lost, so be it.

          I just am concerned with those killed and maimed that
          will be lying about in the ashes.
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        • Jun 20 2013: LaMar
          And that is why I continue to 'Harp" !!!

          Now that our US government has explained that Drones are
          necessary for our health and safety, we might see the Insurance
          companies writing new policies excluding injury and death via
          Drones. Go back to sleep, it's only 1984 all over again.

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