“If we wish to create a lasting peace, we must begin with the children.”
“Young men are not natural soldiers any more than they’re natural carpenters or accountants. It’s a trade that almost anybody can learn. Soldiering takes up a much bigger part of your life than most jobs, but it doesn’t take a special kind of person. Anybody’s son will do.”
Excepted for WAR: A Commentary by Gwynne Dyer (1983)
An eight part globally acclaimed, Academy Award nominated, documentary series on the history and realities of war, now available on the Internet and in book format.
The question we should be asking is why kids want to pick up weapons and engage in violence in the first place. If you run down all the possible risk factors, the myriad explanations, you will come to rest at one thing: the TV, movies, media, and video games that our kids are spending inordinate amounts of their time with and their minds on
-Lt. Col. Dave Grossmann & Gloria DeGaetano
Stop Teaching Our Kids to Kill: A Call to Action Against TV, Movie & Video Game Violence