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Sex And Violence In America

by David Todd McCarty | Tuesday, December 29, 2015

We’ve got our priorities in this country completely out of whack. Conservatives cry about the destruction of the institution of marriage because two people they feel threatened by want to get married, but support everyone’s right to shoot someone in the face if they feel threatened. They complain about sexuality being cheapened if we somehow glimpse the naked human body, but throw caution to the wind when it comes to marring off a man to a hoard of bimbos on reality television.

They say it’s about modesty but I call bullshit.

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by David Todd McCarty | Monday, November 16, 2015

I love violence in movies. I love a good fight scene. I love watching kick-ass military elites take out a platoon of enemy combatants. I cheer for the good guys and curse the bad guys. And there’s nothing like a scene where the good guy knows karate and just goes through six bad guys like they’re mentally challenged puppies.

But it’s a fiction; a fantasy.  None of it’s real.

The problem is we’ve allowed that fantasy to creep over into reality for decades and now we’re paying the price for our entertainment.

The sheer amount of police abuse that was romanticized by Hollywood when I was a kid is directly related to actual police abuse today. I absolutely believe that.

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