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Nudity and Violence, What's Wrong with this Picture?

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Now, that I attracted your attention, do you see anything wrong with the pictures below? SPOILER ALERT FOR 'LOST'.

http://www.snopes.com/photos/risque/superbowl.asp

We have the infamous 'nipple incident' that created such a huge uproar in the U.S., so much so that Janet Jackson hasn't seemed to have recovered from the general outrage, and for a while there it looked like the entire American society was on edge because of one tiny bit of human flesh.

On the other hand, it's perfectly fine to show a person being murdered with an ax, in prime-time no less, on one of the most popular shows on television at the moment.

Lost - Season 6, Episode 5 (Feb 23) - Another One Bites the Dust (with an ax)

Yeah, that's wholesome family fare, all right.

Seriously, what's more 'dangerous' to our youth, here? A few seconds of a woman's breast, or this kind of violence? I certainly know what I'd rather my son was watching.

 

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