Saturday, April 28, 2007

Glorifying the Inglorious

Have you ever stopped to ask yourself why some of the vices we stand on the roof tops to discourage are the very ones we contentedly sit down to watch on TV (to our detriment, no doubt)?

We grin, laugh, smile and purse our lips when we watch steamy love scenes and passionate kissing courtesy of the manifold soap operas that grace our sets. What would prevent a teenager from experimenting with what they watch? During the day we rebuke immorality, promiscuity and other such ‘vices'; In the evening it is served hot (on TV) for us to savour and join in the fray.

Richard Mbuthia on the vices that we allow into our homes, via the tv. Read and comment here.