Government complicit in rape of 16-year-old

Yesterday I wrote about the complicity of the artistic community in the creation of the violent, misanthropic, misogynist media that is adversely affecting us all and in particular our youth, and today I want to look at the government’s role in this, with regards to the arts. Canada is one of the lowest funders per capita of the arts in the industrialized world, and BC is the lowest per capita funder in this country: Yukon, which has the highest funding, spends $268 per capita; Quebec, $41.65; both Ontario and Alberta Read More …

Artists complicit in rape of 16-year-old girl

I know I might open a shit storm for saying this, but the artistic community is partly to blame for the recent gang rape of a sixteen-year-old girl by teenage boys at a rave party in Pitt Meadows. Yes, that’s right, we’re complicit. These teenage rapists have grown up heavily influenced by violent, misanthropic, misogynist video games, television, movies, music, and Internet sites. And we’re the ones creating this garbage. And there’s no use blaming the executives who finance media, because money doesn’t write, illustrate, animate, sing, play a musical Read More …