Here's a powerful public service spot, apparently out of Australia. It's aimed at parents, but it should really be watched by everyone.
On a semi-related note, here's a video that got Bill O'Reilly up-in-arms (not exactly a difficult task):
Leaving aside the fact that this is actually a thinly-disguised pitch for a music group's new album, I'm not sure how I feel about this. While I agree with some of the ideas espoused in the little girl's tirade (which was quite clearly written by somebody else — is this not obvious to everyone?), I don't agree with all of them. But I don't think it's meant to be taken seriously. I think it's meant to get people riled up, to stir the pot. And it worked:
Bill, Bill, Bill. Don't take the bait.
Can't we all just get along?
On this day at foldedspace.org
2005 — In Praise of Regional Writing In which I dote over southern writers and long to be able to write strong regional fiction about the Willamette Valley.
2003 — Friend Thanksgiving X In which Kris Gates is always right.
2002 — Canon LiDE 30 In which I purchase a new scanner and use it to import some favorite photos.
2001 — A Helping Hand In which I help Dave and Karen work on their new house.