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I'm very careful about how I portray violence in my films. I do believe that violence, especially violent video games, are not a good thing for young kids.
The unutterable violence of the Holocaust shook our confidence in the possibility of telling any story of faith at all.
I think I've always had these two currents, equally strong, of wanting to change the world and make the world better and fight injustices and fight violence, and then being an artist, which is a very different strain.
I think violence has always been popular, way before movies started being made.
Futurism: This was a movement of intellectuals who wanted to replace tradition with the modern world of machinery, speed, violence, and public relations. It proves that we should be careful what intellectuals wish for, because we might get it.
I do find some of the meanest, most exclusionary people are the nerds. And they rebel against other nerds! What are you doing? As much as I love nerds and the nerd movement, the nerd-on-nerd violence is really bad. A lot of times, nerds are the meanest ones online. And also, the trolling can be very extensive because they're smart.
I originally wanted to embrace the imagery and forthrightness of rap music. There are some interesting, dynamic voices in rap. But I find most of it irresponsible in its overt violence and commercialization of anger. As artists, we believe we can will action through language. If that's the case, we have to take responsibility for what we say.
Some on the Left can be very selective about the kinds of violence they oppose. For some of them, gun violence is a crime to be decried - unless it is committed by an 'aggrieved' victim against what they consider a corrupt institution.
You want to free the world, free humanity, from oppression? Look inside, look sideways, look at the hidden violence of language. Never forget that language is where the other, parallel violence, the cruelty exercised on the body, originates.
Our society has gotten to the point where we might soon become less and less shocked by any kind of violence.
I maintain that nothing useful and lasting can emerge from violence.
If you hate what you're seeing, you call it sex and violence. If you like it, you call it 'romance and adventure.'
Joe Bob Briggs
The book is called 'A House in the Sky' because during the very, very darkest times, that was how I survived. I had to find a safe place to go in my mind where there was no violence being done to my body and where I could reflect on the life I had lived and the life that I still wanted to live.
When you see a 14-year-old boy who has never known what peace looks like for a day in his life, there's part of you as a human being that feels some degree, you can say, compassion for the fact that these boys have known war, famine, violence and death from the day they were born.
Football is controlled violence, but it is violence, which people have loved to watch since the gladiatorial contests in ancient Rome.
For me, the toughest thing for kids to deal with is when the parents are fighting. It's not violence on them - it's the feeling of violence in the family.
We have to go to war against the people who enable the gun violence, the people who stop us from keeping guns out of the hands of mentally unstable people, of felons, and that means the NRA leadership.
Violence is never a solution in my plays, just as ultimately violence is never a solution in human affairs.
Humour is like violence. They both come to you unexpectedly, and the more unpredictable they both are, the better it gets.
I'm very disturbed by violence against women when it is violence.
To be reserved, secretive, with a passionate violence that causes suffering.
Over 120 Aboriginal communities run their own health services - some have been doing so for 30 years. They struggle with difficult medical problems. They also try to deal with counselling, stolen generations issues, family relationships, violence, suicide prevention.
The power to prevent violence is a power that no police force seems to have anywhere in the United States.
Children are coming to school with trauma, everyday trauma, that they live under: violence in the homes, alcoholism in the community, unemployment that's 80 percent, not just during the recession. We need to help treat that before they can even go sit in a class and learn about math.
Man has an innate capacity for violence, but can only justify it in the name of justice.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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