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Can't watch it right now. Is it about that lesbian couple?
How is that not "good and clean"? Does it make your head explode if two people love each other? Oooh, it is because those two are from the same sex!
Now that is an abomination!
Or is it?... I think you should recalibrate your goodness-sensor against real crimes against morality. Nothing wrong with homosexuality.
Edit: Okay, I really can't see it right now, had just heard about the "outcry" against some lesbian couple in that show, I guess. Sorry, if I was wrong with my guess.edit on 24-3-2014 by ManFromEurope because: (no reason given)
There was this one about two kids who joined two halves of a talisman to summon this really cool skeleton guy who would wreak havoc on the bad guys. Wish I could remember the name. Love to revisit it.
Ratings can't replace common sense and moral judgement. It would be up to the parents' discretion as to whether the kids are allowed to watch it or not. As a kid I wasn't allowed to watch the Brady Bunch because my mother thought it was too male chauvinistic. Most of those shows today would be given a G rating. It was my mother's judgement call though.
It's about a brother and sister being babysat by their uncle (who wears a wife-beater and a masonic looking hat) who keeps some secret locked in his safe (was watching while I'm getting ready for work so I didn't catch everything). A psychic pig (yes that's right a psychic pig) uses a walking, talking all-seeing eye in the pyramid to try to steal the uncles secrets. Lots of esoteric symbols and black magic and stuff. The uncle turns out to be the good guy.
Could you give us a summary?
I have dial-up and I'm lucky to get 2.5 KPS on a down load. One MB takes between 3 and 5 minutes on a good day. I'd like to watch the video, but I'd rather read about it if possible than take an hour or more to download it.
big responsibility is on parents.
if they don't guide the child, the street, school, peers, tv will.
When you watch TV, brain activity switches from the left to the right hemisphere. In fact, experiments conducted by researcher Herbert Krugman showed that while viewers are watching television, the right hemisphere is twice as active as the left, a neurological anomaly.1 The crossover from left to right releases a surge of the body’s natural opiates: endorphins, which include beta-endorphins and enkephalins. Endorphins are structurally identical to opium and its derivatives (morphine, codeine, heroin, etc.). Activities that release endorphins (also called opioid peptides) are usually habit-forming (we rarely call them addictive). These include cracking knuckles, strenuous exercise, and orgasm. External opiates act on the same receptor sites (opioid receptors) as endorphins, so there is little difference between the two.
In fact, strenuous exercise, which produces the nominal “runner's high”—a release of endorphins that flood the system, can be highly addictive, to the point where “addicts” who abruptly stop exercising experience opiate-withdrawal symptoms, namely migraine headaches. These migraines are caused by a dysfunction in opioid receptors, which are accustomed to the steady influx of endorphins.
Indeed, even casual television viewers experience such opiate-withdrawal symptoms if they stop watching TV for a prolonged period of time. An article from South Africa’s Eastern Province Herald (October 1975) described two experiments in which people from various socio-economic milieus were asked to stop watching television. In one experiment, several families volunteered to turn off their TV’s for just one month. The poorest family gave in after one week, and the others suffered from depression, saying they felt as though they had “lost a friend.” In the other experiment, 182 West Germans agreed to kick their television viewing habit for a year, with the added bonus of payment. None could resist the urge longer than six months, and over time all of the participants showed the symptoms of opiate withdrawal: increased anxiety, frustration, and depression.
The signs of addiction are all around us. The average American watches over four hours of television every day, and 49% of those continue to watch despite admitting to doing it excessively. These are the classic indicators of an addict in denial: addicts know they're doing harm to themselves, but continue to use the drug regardless. Recent studies on laboratory rats show that opioid-receptor stimulants induce addictive behaviors. The evidence is conclusive: all opioids are addictive! Even the ones your body produces naturally. The television set works as a high-tech drug delivery system, and we all feel its effects. The question is, can an addiction to television be destructive? The answer we receive from modern science is a resounding “Yes!”
First of all, when you're watching television the higher brain regions (like the midbrain and the neo-cortex) are shut down, and most activity shifts to the lower brain regions (like the limbic system). The neurological processes that take place in these regions cannot accurately be called “cognitive.” The lower or reptile brain simply stands poised to react to the environment using deeply embedded “fight or flight” response programs. Moreover, these lower brain regions cannot distinguish reality from fabricated images (a job performed by the neo-cortex), so they react to television content as though it were real, releasing appropriate hormones and so on. Studies have proven that, in the long run, too much activity in the lower brain leads to atrophy in the higher brain regions.