Day 180: Entertainment as a Tool for Addiction to Violence

'I'm shutting your butt down': Quentin Tarantino's bizarre TV rant at Krishnan Guru-Murthy after refusing to answer questions over movie violence

Quentin Tarantino launched an extraordinary tirade at an interviewer after refusing to answer questions about movie violence.
The Reservoir Dogs and Pulp Fiction director erupted when Channel 4 News presenter Krishnan Guru-Murthy asked whether there was a link between scenes in his notoriously bloody films and real-life attacks.
Tarantino, 49, snapped: ‘Don’t ask me a question like that – I’m not biting. I refuse your question. I’m not your slave and you’re not my master.
'I'm not your slave': Krishnan Guru-Murthy's questions angered controversial director Quentin Tarantino - who then launched into a bizarre rant onscreen
'You can’t make me dance to your tune. I’m not a monkey. I don’t want to talk about the implications of violence... because I’ve said everything I have to say about it.
'I have explained this many times in the last 20 years.
‘I just refuse to repeat myself over and over again because you want me to for you and your show. And your ratings.’

Should we have movies that glorify violence? No. Why would we choose to get pleasure out of harming others and seeing others harmed? If you had to go through the pain and suffering that takes place in violent movies, I guarantee you would not find it pleasant. I mean, for most people, stubbing your toe – really sucks. Getting sliced and stabbed and exploded, would be much worse. No one really wants to go through that in reality.

Is violence in entertainment responsible for the violence that gets acted out in real life? No. We are responsible. Violence does not put itself on TV, does not glorify itself by creating fantasy scenes that could never really be done in reality with perfectly scripted lines so that everything sounds really cool and no one says something that isn’t funny or right on the mark, and everyone has the perfect outfit and makeup and hair and everything looks just right, and the smoke effects and the lighting and creating just the perfect ambiance for the scene. Violence in reality is really not cool at all.

However, do violent movies have an effect on us in bringing out more violence in reality? Of course. When we allow violence to be presented on our TV screens and in the movies as something cool, that is the message we’re giving and some people are going to watch this stuff and get this glorified idea of violence and want to be that cool too, and so some will end up trying it out, as for some the temptation will be too great, and they will go and cause harm.

And we know this. How many times have you walked out of a movie and there was something you really liked about it, and you are thinking-‘yeah, I’m going to try that out’, or ‘I’m going to act more like that, that was cool.’ Or you just start copying lines and behaviors that you saw in the movie.

For examples in how we are most definitely affected by that which we watch and how television and various forms of entertainment has been used to implant ideas into our minds as we essentially don’t have any clue as to how our mind operate, yet there is an entire science devoted to that and how to take advantage, check out this documentary: The Century of the Self, and also to see the influence of Propaganda watch: The Power Principle and Peace, Propaganda and the Promised Land

Some will say that it’s one’s own choice and personal freedom to be able to have things like violent movies and video games, but that ‘freedom’ is tied to the entire system that rob others of their freedom to even just live or not be raped or not be. Even if you are not the one that carries out the violence in physical reality, if you are still glorifying it and supporting it, and living that example to others, who then do go and act out on it, then you are in fact responsible.

Obviously real freedom is that which doesn’t harm anyone. You are not the only being here, you are one of billions who are no less and no more than you, and thus we can’t count ourselves as separate from everyone else, and expect that we can live according to some rules while others have other rules, like we can have freedom even if that freedom takes away another’s freedom. How can you live according to a principle of so-called ‘freedom’, when it is actually robbing others of theirs? Exactly, you can’t. That’s not actually freedom. It’s abuse. We are talking about physical violence being done unto individuals. It’s obviously not acceptable in any way whatsoever.

What is one primary reason these kind of films are allowed? Is it because there are that many people who like violence? Did they like violence before they saw it as represented as something apparently awesome and cool? Did it start with movies/media, or did it start actually within the family, where parents who live patterns of getting a kick out of violence pass it on to the children and so on from generation to generation? So it is not something that humans are born with, it is learned through the examples around us as our parents, adults, video games, movies, books, etc that are in our environment that we’re exposed to. If we only had examples where there is no making violence a positive thing, then we would not learn that behaviour. And thus, why we must stop ourselves as the patterns of accepting violence that we exist as, to take responsibility for what we are accepting and allowing to exist in this world, that leads to people being harmed in every way possible, as within the principle of do unto another as you’d have done unto you, you would not want to be the victim of a violent act.

So back to what is the primary reason these kind of films and the positive portrayal of violence is allowed? Profit. It is good for business. It makes people accept war and want to be soldiers or mercenaries and go to war, which is all very profitable for the companies that supply the merchandise used in war. I mean, until the human being become able to direct their mind, as their thoughts, feeling and emotions, we are allowing human beings to become programmed to enjoy and get pleasure from violence, which then leads to actual violence being committed. It’s like a simple math equation, where you have this plus that, equals that.

It comes down to a simple point of, do you really want to support that which supports harm? When it is something not necessary, and not even real anyway? It is simply an energetic response to a certain stimulus, which prove you’re nothing more than a preprogrammed mind controlled robot.

So if you no longer want to be mind controlled, and develop self direction to become a being of principle who has the freedom to act in the way that is most supportive for all life, take the free DIP Lite course, follow the Journey to Life blogs, and visit the forums at Desteni, to start your process to walk yourself out of your preprogammed nature and into real living as a being of real integrity and honor for life.

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