Hollywood Does Not Share Our Moral Values, Say Americans

Woe to all from abroad who think Hollywood "equals" America... or reality, in any form.

A majority of Americans say Hollywood doesn't share their moral values, according to a poll commissioned by the Anti-Defamation League.

-- 61% of respondents agree that "religious values are under attack in this country," while 36% disagree with that statement.

-- 43% said that Hollywood and the national media are waging an organized campaign to "weaken the influence of religious values in this country."

-- 63% disagree with the statement that "the movie and television industries are pretty much run by Jews," while only 22% agree with that point. When ADL conducted its first survey on anti-Semitic attitudes, in 1964, nearly half of the respondents believed that the television and film industries were run by Jews.

-- Nearly 40% support the notion that "dangerous ideas should be banned from public school libraries," and nearly the same number disagree with the statement that "censoring books is an old-fashioned idea."

-- Nearly half of those surveyed -- 49% -- believe that the United States is becoming "too tolerant in its acceptance of different ideas and lifestyles; 47% disagree with that statement.


They've sold you on a pluralism, and only now are you realizing what that means: no central culture or values, only different flavors. Want to try being evangelical today? How about anal bondage? Mere sanity is not an option. Get freaky or get reactionary.

The anti-Semitism data is interesting.


  1. asphyx66710:35 PM

    I don't think that agreeing with the statement about Jews makes one necessarily anti-Semitic. But it's good to see that some people are starting to wake up, even if only in a small way.


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