Be Positively Intentional

I woke up with a heavy heart one morning not too long ago.  I rarely watch violent television or movies.  But a few months back, I caught an episode or two of a popular drama with some especially vicious scenes.

Now, months later, a savage character from the show appeared in my dream, triggering a raging heartbeat and automatic muscle constriction.

As you can imagine, it took awhile to fall back to sleep.  When I woke in the morning, these thoughts arose:

  • “This world is hopeless.”
  • “Why do we allow writers, producers, and advertisers to imagine such a grotesque world and undesirable future for us?”
  • “Why do people find violence entertaining, so much so they’re willing to spend millions of dollars to watch it?”

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