Category Archives: Culture

Violent video games a factor in Florida school shooting

“It was kill, kill, kill, blow up something, and kill some more, all day” “A neighbor of accused shooter Nikolas Cruz tells the Miami Herald that Cruz ‘escaped his misery’ by playing video games for as much as 15 hours … Continue reading

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Florida shooter was a ‘good shot’ on US Army JROTC high school rifle team

Suspect was a ‘good shot’ on JROTC school rifle team “Nikolas Cruz, 19, was wearing a maroon shirt with the logo from the Army Junior Reserve Officer Training Corps program at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School when he was arrested … Continue reading

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Nazis, fascists, and racists! Oh my!

Jim Jones used Nazis, fascists, racists, and the Ku Klux Klan (KKK) to frighten his mostly black Peoples Temple followers, who were eventually forced to listen to his loudspeaker fear-based propaganda 24 hours a day (not that unlike our 24 … Continue reading

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LA police pursuits as entertainment

What would Neil Postman say? The entertainment media aspect of police pursuits, in Los Angeles (as recognized in the video from The New Yorker below) is worth taking note of…

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Indiana baby box gives Baby Hope a second chance

“A volunteer fire department in Indiana has helped a newborn in need with the use of a controversial “baby box.” According to the Chicago Tribune, the alarm on the Safe Haven Baby Box at the Coolspring Township Volunteer Fire Department has … Continue reading

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Our “gun violence as solution” problem

In the wake of this horrible massacre today, I know everyone is thinking about what we can do to stop these tragedies from happening. How do we save and protect people better? Is this a gun control issue, a mental … Continue reading

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The truth is out there, but it’s getting harder to find

“We are governed, our minds are molded, our tastes formed, our ideas suggested, largely by men we have never heard of.” ~ Edward Bernays I’ve noticed Google’s search results are turning up mostly mainstream news articles at the top of … Continue reading

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