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April 3, 2014

ANDERSON: Hollywood warping our children's minds

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The men are supposed to look like the detective who hasn’t sleep or shaved in four days with personal appearance to match, makes him look tough and ruggedly handsome. Oh! and don’t forget the manly tattoos and body piercings. The girls are supposed to look like a beautiful model with skills of a karate instructor. They must be strongly independent, misunderstood person with poor people’s clothes, body piercings, tattoos to make them look tough or wild and with morals of a prostitutes. We used to have heroes on the big screen and TV. The good guy always wore white and the bad wore black. You never saw blood on someone who was shot and my hero only shot them in the arm or had a fist fight with the bad guy. The good guy stayed married to the same woman all their life. Now the actors don’t stayed married more than a year. They are always on dope and cheating on their partners.

What the TV didn’t wreck the government did, by ruining our economy and forcing everyone to have two jobs. They made parents afraid to punish their children and limited the teachers as to what they could do. So the children grew up without any guidance at all. Then because parents and teachers couldn’t control or shape a child’s behavior, they just took everything away from them to keep them safe, almost prevented them from having a pencil. They coddle the young with free transportation to school and then complained they weren’t getting enough exercise, so limited the food they would serve them.

Kids used to be sent to their rooms for punishment and they hated it because they were taken away from the family group in the living room where everything was going on. Now they go to their rooms to get away from their family! So they can be with their fake friends on the computer and talk about things that they wouldn’t do in public. Even poor families didn’t allow their kids to go to school with holes in their cloths — they patched them. I know because I was one. Obvious the fashion designer really don’t know his facts.

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