Sunday, March 6, 2011

The dark side

Akila was playing with a Nin.tendo DSI thingie last night. They have lots of cool things you can do in them to use your imagination. Like drawing scenes and making stories and books up.

She of course was making up a book where someone was killed. Let me point out that we do not watch violent shows. We do not even have cable TV and the kids only watch PBS. Each page was more graphic than the page before. Bullets were flying. A girl was laying on the floor dead. Blood. Gore. Then you can add voice commentary. She was saying things like "Bam bam you're dead" and other lovely while she laughed hysterically. I was in the room watching her. It was kind of eery. It was kind of creepy. It was very scary. Like our future.


GB's Mom said...

So sorry :( {{{{{Hugs}}}}}

dorothy said...

Yeah...we have had a taste of that future too. Nothing like realizing that your child might really do violence against a trusted person (a particular dr recently) to make you take a second look at what is possible. Hugs! I can always sneak off to coffee should you need to vent locally...I love that local bit!