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Originally posted by DarKPenguiN
...Dungeons and Dragons.
OMG- Some of my friends parents actually thought I was running a "Cult" and confronted me (I was the "Dungeon master")- Even the freaking schools banned D&D books (this was in like 1991 or thereabouts.)
Originally posted by loam
Why do you single out the 80s?
Evidence for this fear exists throughout the history of mankind. In fact, nearly all of our religious institutions (past and present) are largely based upon this notion.
The only thing that has changed is the internet.
Originally posted by boymonkey74
Yup I agree, scared people with tiny minds or people with an agenda to discredit those artists.
I wonder what percentage of ATS users are mentally ill sometimes and It scares me that people even entertain these ideas but hey Iam on ATS
I think he went for the 80's because many religious groups spoke out about anything new being Satans work.
Ever play D&D? do you remember all the church groups saying If you play Dungeons and Dragons you are Satan worshipping.
en.wikipedia.org...edit on 2-3-2013 by boymonkey74 because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Astyanax
While we shouldn't discount the possibility that the upsurge of such threads on ATS is the work of a PR flack hired by the record industry—
they all seem to emanate from a single poster—
it's also worth noting that this kind of tripe plays best in a certain demographic: poor, white, right-wing fundamentalist Christians..