Friday, April 20, 2012

TV Shows and Moral Contexts

"When TV shows move us to sympathize with a hero who may be an outlaw or may take the law into his own hands, they're doing something dangerous. They may teach us sympathy; they may teach us not to judge people or their actions too quickly. But they may also teach us it's okay to believe what we feel like believing in one moment, only to change our minds and believe something else in the next. We need to be careful."
Charlie W. Starr, "Cop Shows and moral contexts", The Lookout, April, 22, 2012, p. 14.

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