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From an article about teen Christians campaigning

posted by Jason Kottke   Sep 13, 2007

From an article about teen Christians campaigning against pop culture:

“At one point in Jared Hutchins’ young life, the Beatles were a big problem. ‘I had to stop listening to them for a while,’ said Hutchins, who lives in Cumming, Georgia, and plays the piano, guitar and harmonica. He said the group’s world view ‘had a negative effect on me,’ and made him irritable and angry.”

“‘We’re fighting for those who don’t know they have a voice, that are being manipulated by our pop culture indulging in things that, really, they’re not mature enough to be thinking about yet,’ Luce told CNN. ‘Kids are hurting,’ he said. And of those who he feels inflict these moral wounds, Luce said, ‘We call them terrorists, virtue terrorists, that are destroying our kids. They’re raping virgin teenage America on the sidewalk, and everybody’s walking by and acting like everything’s OK. And it’s just not OK.’”

“Virtue terrorists raping virgin teenage America” is quite the turn-of-phrase.

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