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Is the media getting more violent, or are we getting more violent?

The Mass Transparency Hypothesis

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When I was 14, my 13-year-old cousin showed me porn on his computer. Instinctively, I put my hands up to block the image. There were no parents around, yet I still felt the need to shelter myself.



Complete essays from Philosophistry: The Love of Rhetoric

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Philip Dhingra

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