Gratuitous violence in films, and the prayer switch project

Choose carefully as the season's new movies debut.

Suppose some people found a huge drain in the bottom of the ocean and they pulled the plug, and the whole ocean got sucked down the drain. It would be a good time to switch from boating to biking—to get off the deep blue sea and onto shore fast.

Or, consider another downward pull, but not a supposed one. What about entertainment that has no aim other than cashing in on the allure of fear? What about movies, music, and video games that scream with gratuitous violence?

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