All Lives Matter: The Desensitization Of America

The Desensitization Of America (Image: MGN)

I‘m worried.

The American population seems to be numb to the images, videos, and stories of brutal deaths that take place every day in our country. You can find videos of suicides, pictures of severed heads, and images of bombing victims by easily going to Google and typing it in. Then, for the people who know where to look, there are small communities, hidden deep within the internet, of people who share videos of deaths online. How unimportant has human life become, that videos and images such as these can exist?

Yet the problem is that you can’t get rid of the images either. You can’t make a list of things you can censor and things you can’t. It’s wrong to take away the people’s freedom of press or expression. Yet, the growing number of videos and images like this show a drastic change in…



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