posted on Jul, 22 2009 @ 08:24 AM
The only thing that suprises me is that it is knife crime that is up, not gun crime.
So many young people I meet are heavily influenced by the US gangsta rap culture thing and it is only our anti-gun laws that prevent even more people
I am more than aware of tenage cults through the centuries and the presence of gangs within most societies since roman times.
It is nothing new.
Today's youngsters may seem particularly feral, but no more so than The Teds of the 50's seemed in their day or Skinheads who have been particularly
After the advent of punk the major record companies, all part of larger global corporations, vowed that no music genre would have as much independant
power and inflluence over people.
They systematically commercialised punk and diluted it's primary messages of self help and personal freedom and liberty and have done so with every
new musical genre since.
The major record companies are well aware of the power of music and the influence it can exert over young and inquisitive minds.
Today's teens etc are inundated by large corporations with the gangsta rap culture on MTV, radio, youtube...all of which are owned by major
One has to wonder why such a negative and aggressive approach is constantly being bombarded upon today's generation?
Is it any wonder that knife crime and gangsta culture is prevalent.
What agenda is being played out here?