Sex on campus story
Entertainment, sex and violence are no strangers to each other.
From the days of Roman gladiators and the orgies of ancient Pompeii, human beings have been entertaining themselves with imagery that appeals to the basest instincts of the human mind.
Today our entertainment is bloodier, sexier and a bigger part of life than it has ever been before.
While it’s not too big a leap to guess why we love depictions of sex so much in our media, violence is a bit of a puzzle. For the most part, we are raised to condemn violence.
The AP story included news of the first arrests in the case: “Three Yale undergraduates were arrested by New Haven police today in their investigation of a dormitory morals case involving a 14-year-old girl.” The AP story names the three men arrested, who, unlike the girl, were over the age of 18 and thus fair game for the press.
“Their bond was set at 0,” the article reads, and a court appearance “was set for Jan.
Pushing one would signal a researcher to put an intruder mouse in the cage for ten seconds. Lin showed footage of her experiments at a presentation on campus.
It’s the rush known to adrenaline junkies and horror fans.
Every time an intruder mouse was introduced, the original would attack it for ten seconds before a giant gloved hand removed the intruder.
In simple terms, this is the brain letting you have the cake without paying for it.
We say we don’t like violence, but box offices and ratings say otherwise.
People eat up slasher films, brutal video games and graphic television like popcorn.