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We cannot sacrifice our safety to the murderous greed of drug cartels. We cannot stand idly by as drop houses, kidnappings and violence compromise our quality of life.
It's something that I am going over in my head about the whole video game thing, and whether you support violence by being in a film like this. I mean, to me, it's incredibly unreal and it's all about the action, and just explosions.
I think that the effort to continue to look for some law to somehow make violence go away is missing the point.
As a tactic, violence is absurd. No one can compete with the Government in violence, and the resort to violence, which will surely fail, will simply frighten and alienate some who can be reached, and will further encourage the ideologists and administrators of forceful repression.
Popular struggles to bring about a freer and more just society have been resisted by violence and repression, and massive efforts to control opinion and attitudes. Over time, however, they have met with considerable success, even though there is a long way to go, and there is often regression.
My speculation is that the U.S. does not want to establish the principle that it has to defer to some higher authority before carrying out the use of violence.
Violence can succeed, as Americans know well from the conquest of the national territory. But at terrible cost. It can also provoke violence in response, and often does.
I think every high school student who was alert during the early '60s got very embittered by the slow progress and the violence surrounding the Civil Rights Movement.
P. J. O'Rourke
In my lifetime, we have lost a President, a Civil Rights leader and a Presidential candidate - all to gun violence.
The same way that racism is a white person's problem, violence against women is a men's problem.
Immorality, violence, and divorce, with their accompanying sorrows, plague society worldwide.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
People are still thinking of solving problems by violence and war, and that has to stop.
Poverty breeds despair. We know this. Despair breeds violence. We know this. In turbulent times, isn't it cheaper, and smarter, to make friends out of potential enemies than to defend yourself against them later?
Here we will solve with laws and dollars, problems that too many people around the world still must solve with violence and civil war.
Middle class jobs prevent crime and violence.
We really are creatures of a violent world, biologically speaking - watching violence and learning about it is one of our cognitive drives.
The decline of violence is a fractal phenomenon. You can see it over millennia, over centuries, over decades and over years.
All of the violence that doesn't occur doesn't get reported on the news.
These days, our senses are bombarded with aggression. We are constantly confronted with global images of unending, escalating war and violence.
Margaret J. Wheatley
I don't think movies are the reason why this violence exists, I think it's going to happen whether movies are there or not.
The fact is that violence gives you a rush.
There is no escape - we pay for the violence of our ancestors.
I try to write lyrics so that they won't age, which sort of leaves you with the big subjects like death and love and sex and violence.
We can't answer King's assassination with violence. That would be the worst tribute we could pay him.
Sammy Davis, Jr.
Needless to say, if the Arab-Israeli conflict is about interstate disputes and the need to resolve the future of the West Bank and Gaza, it can be solved; if it is a religious conflict, nothing but violence is ahead.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
William Arthur Ward
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You can't cross the sea merely by standing and staring at the water.
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