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Given the pervasiveness of digital cable television and, particularly, the internet, it seems that it is more difficult than ever to inspire awe among the general American population. This is a much discussed symptom of media saturation that is most commonly referred to as “desensitization.” Naturally, when the average citizen is pummeled with media images of violence and sensationalism on a daily basis, it will get to the point that they have seen it all.

This often means that an event that was considered inexplicably tragic two decades ago, might be viewed today as just another violent event. Sure, it was tragic, but so were the events that occurred last week, last month, and last year. Another excellent example of desensitization can be found in the analogy of an Iraqi War veteran who has seen weeks Read the rest of this entry »