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the ubiquitous violence on television and in the cinema (and on the news) make you feel there's much to fear all around you

I think there is a point to seperate between different types of violence and fear here. On one hand, the fantasies of power and redemptive violence in most of the examples listed, on the other hand the scary violence in the news, tv and films where someone is out to get you or your kids. All of those american series with deranged psycho sadists hunted by the cops and news reports of kidnapped babies I think is much more likely to induce fear then a violence festival signed Tarantino.

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Art imitating life? Life imitating Art?

USA has compared to other countries a really high amount of gun violence. American movies are seen in USA and lots of other countries. So the first one fits better.

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by A swedish kind of death on Wed Jan 30th, 2013 at 10:34:52 AM EST
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