[Marxism] NYTimes.com: In Polanski Case, '70s Culture Collides With Today

Shane Mage shmage at pipeline.com
Sat Oct 10 16:10:36 MDT 2009


> ...Joelle Casteix, the southwest regional director of the Survivors  
> Network of Those Abused by Priests, traced the changes in attitude  
> toward sex with minors, among other things, to a change in the movies.
> “The kids of the ’70s were raised with films — ‘The Omen,’ ‘The  
> Demon Seed’ — that put adult sensibilities into children,” said Ms.  
> Casteix, whose group last week called for continued pursuit of Mr.  
> Polanski at a demonstration in Los Angeles. “But a lot of changes in  
> the ’80s, the Reagan era, made people look at their kids a little  
> more and realize they were children.”...
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> MOVIES   | October 11, 2009
> In Polanski Case, '70s Culture Collides With Today
> By MICHAEL CIEPLY
> Roman Polanski's arrest to face an old charge of having sex with a  
> 13-year-old is a reminder that, when it comes to adult sex with the  
> under age, things have changed....
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Shane Mage

> This cosmos did none of gods or men make, but it
> always was and is and shall be: an everlasting fire,
> kindling in measures and going out in measures."
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> Herakleitos of Ephesos




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