reply to post by Thurisaz
Talk about shooting the messenger and ignoring the message.
That video wasn't posted out of context, in fact it was a point of contention where one side of the argument (you referenced it yourself, which is
what the reply was to) was claiming how the scene in question would have adversely affected the child actress. In light of those accusations, and
rather than just take a post at it’s word, a serious look at the content was warranted, and as was explained in my post, there is actually nothing
even remotely inappropriate, content wise, in the scene other than the distressing concept the overall effect of the scene is aimed at conveying,
which it succeeded in doing through clever editing.
Rather than address the post with intelligent discussion you sidestep the post and turn it to how the internet is to blame, claiming rules have been
I'm pretty sure I’ve read that the motto of the site was something about denying ignorance, which by carefully looking at the issues raised, I was
trying to do... and due to the wonders and "freedom" of the internet, it makes it possible to find freely available content, discuss and seriously
analyse the item in question, in the context of ideas raised within this thread.
The internet is an open forum, where much worse than this video can be found, especially when taken in the context of an ongoing discussion looking
specifically at the issue of children being abused in the making of movies. Even looking up the word "Nuns" in a search engine returns some
questionable results, so hounddog probably isn’t that bad… lol. It's actually probably better that a child find it in this forum, where the
content is being discussed in an adult manner, rather than find it on Youtube by themselves (regardless, i guarantee the youtube link will come up in
a search above this ATS thread).
As a completely open forum, parents should be aware of what their children do on the internet, and teach their children good values and acceptable
internet surfing practices. Completely free access to the web is similar to walking the streets of a city at night; you may come across something you
didn't want to…
Maybe the parent should be helping their child with projects that use the net, helping them learn and get some quality time together, also getting the
chance to address anything offensive that they may come across in an intelligent manner.
edit on 5-8-2011 by puzzlesphere because: (no reason given)