All Blog Posts Tagged 'Newtown' (4)

Morality and Newtown.

Here is the link to the ServingAtheists.org page with the "mini-poll" on morality:

http://blogs.elon.edu/servingatheists/?p=1350

One of the very first questions in the survey deals with morality:  ”How do you view the morality of religious believers as compared to the morality of atheists?”  To date, there have been over 7600 respondents to the survey and over 3300 have added comments after selecting their…

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Added by tom arcaro on January 1, 2013 at 10:44am — 5 Comments

Violent Video Games Reduce Violent Crime

With the recent shooting at a school in Newtown Connecticut and the shooting in Aurora Colorado violent video games are in the news again. The old men in the old media are blaming violent video games as they always do when a shooting hits the national news.

Violent video games have been the target of old media and conservatives for years. They will spout dubious studies and claim there is a link. They will blame any act of violence on violent video games even if the perpetrator never…

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Added by Lone Wolf on December 21, 2012 at 10:32pm — 1 Comment

It's All About the Guns.......again

The recent tragedy in Newtown, Connecticut is one of the most horrible in recent memory.  The actions of that young man were as incomprehensible as they were inexcusable and we as a country need to learn from what happened to better protect ourselves and our children.  What is even more inexcusable and, in my mind just as disgusting, is the way gun control advocates use this tragedy to support their agenda.  

As the details unfold we are starting to see there was a lot of anger and…

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Added by Richard Lawrence on December 19, 2012 at 3:03pm — 13 Comments

A Meditation on Newtown, Connecticut

I was nosing about CBS News this morning, checking out coverage about the Newtown incident and other stories when I came upon the following.  Something to keep in mind: this 60 Minutes story was produced in March of 2000.







I'm beginning to wonder how many times we're going to have refer to the following quote before people are going to truly listen:



Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat…

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Added by Loren Miller on December 17, 2012 at 6:56am — 3 Comments

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