posted on Jul, 11 2009 @ 05:15 PM
reply to post by blueorder
You said :
there are hundreds of murders every day in Europe- most murders receive little attention
Clearly, since you've been around now for so long you definately know what's going on, and thanks for stopping by.
With all due derence to everybody involved I am only going to take a small moment of your time to point out something almost nobody notices and just
about everybody does ...
Desensitization is a psychological process that has often been involved in explaining viewers' emotional reactions to media violence. Research on
emotional reactions to violent messages has been concerned with the possibility that continued exposure to violence in the mass media will result in
desensitization, that is, that exposure to media violence will undermine feelings of concern, empathy, or sympathy that viewers might have toward
victims of actual violence.
To understand the effects of repeated exposure to violence, researchers have suggested that viewers become comfortable with violence that is initially
anxiety provoking, much as they would if they were undergoing exposure therapy.
Source : Wikipedia
Now some, depending, of course on who that someone may or may not happen to be, might even go so far as to say such a situation as we currently see
going on today everywhere about us is the result of nothing less than a deliberate psyOp program executed over decades of time ...
Anyway, we're all more or less totally desensitized to causes and conditions which even 40 years ago would have raised far more public outcry than it
does today. About one-and-a-half human generations, all raised on the ubiquitous pap of television and video games, now face a world almost run amok
-- yet almost nobody seems to care very much ...
They say the 'proof is in the pudding'
and to me at any rate, this apathy
is only one more easily observable sign of the times that
things and persons simply happen to be what they are ...
Of course times and persons have always
been what they are, only now it seems for some reason they are somehow a lot worse than they ever were
Just rambling - thanks for comment.