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As parents, can we counter the effect of television violence? One worrying feature in Britain is that so many TV sets are in a child's bedroom; this means that the mediating effect of watching with a parent, the ability to discuss and interpret what has been seen, is lost.
War is an attempt of one group to impose its will upon another group by armed violence.
No one will expect the British Government or the Government of India to give way to threats of violence, disorder and chaos; and, indeed, representatives of large sections of Indian opinion have expressly warned us that we must not do so.
Cinema has only been around for about 100 years. Has all of the world's violence towards women taken place only within the past 100 years?
I am incapable of directing a film like 'Agneenath.' I can do only what I am good at, so I would have been the worst choice to direct it. It has aggression, action and an inherent violence in it - things I am not capable of directing in my films.
I lived in Complexo do Alemao until I was 12, dealt with domestic violence in my childhood and faced difficulties in life.
Maria das Gracas Silva Foster
Violence would be a huge gift to those who want a divided Lebanon.
Colombia has been the leading western recipient of U.S. arms and training as violence has grown through the '90s.
Could it be that violence is as much a part of the American identity as the Constitution, and a vital component to its economic stability?
I'm not saying that women leaders would eliminate violence. We are not more moral than men; we are only uncorrupted by power so far. When we do acquire power, we might turn out to have an equal impulse toward aggression.
The origins of violence against women by men are not biological. If that were the case, it would exist in every culture. And it doesn't exist in every culture.
Overcrowding in the cities is producing a collective madness in which irrational violence flourishes because man needs more space in which to be than the modern city allows.
I saw Quentin Tarantino's 'Django Unchained,' and you could say a lot of things against it, but it was incredible fun. I don't like blood and gore, and I am very squeamish about violence, but Tarantino's violence is actually funny.
I don't require movies to be about good people, and I don't reject screen violence.
As women are empowered, violence can come down, for a number of reasons. By all measures, men are the more violent gender.
Technology, ideology, and social and cultural changes periodically throw out new forms of violence for humanity to contend with.
Probably Hobbes got it right when he said that a leviathan, a third party with a monopoly on the use of legitimate use of force in a territory, might be among the biggest violence reduction techniques ever invented.
Every woman who thinks she is the only victim of violence has to know that there are many more.
The copycat effects of media violence, similar to those previously attributed to westerns, radio serials and comic books, are easy to exaggerate.
I come from where Mike Tyson came from. I come from right across the street from Jay-Z. I didn't have a pond in my backyard. I saw violence.
When you live in a city, as I do, where violence is really in the streets, and people die every day, there's nothing funny about it.
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
Violence against embassies and civilians must be categorically condemned. At the same time, we must attempt to understand why such events occur.
Violence has been a part of films since the beginning of time. It's been a form of entertainment.
It's funny what actors take issue with. Some won't do parts where animals are in jeopardy; some won't ever play anyone remotely unlikable - 'Heroes only, please.' Some won't do violence. I have no such qualms.
The U.S. presence and American missteps made ethnic violence in Iraq far worse than it would have been otherwise after Saddam Saddam Hussein's fall.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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