The Native Tourist
reformed/biblical observations on Christianity and culture

Monday, August 29, 2005
Who's to Blame?
Jeffrey Ventrella offers his take on the question of the origin of sinful cultural institutions:

One sign of a culture in decline is the content of its entertainment. But, the real culprit is not the consumers, but the producers. The Consumers' hearts are an issue to be sure: Producers produce what the consumers demand. What is craved and desired by the consumers? How are they satisfied? Upon what do they feed and derive sustenance? But, the producers stand to profit from the evil demands of the consumers and here's the key cultural point.