So... Hunger Games is coming out, in case you've been living under a rock and didn't know. When I'm doing all my house chores, I tend to have conversations with myself... and last week I debated the whole should I see it/ should I not see it question.
I read the books. I liked them, I did, but they were horrifying. Children being forced to kill each other -how is it that we're so excited by this? I hate violence, I just can't handle it...
But, I know everyone else is going to watch them.
Since when do we follow the crowd for the sake of following the crowd?
You're right. Just because everyone else is going to go watch them doesn't mean I have to. But, it would be interesting to watch since I read the books.
Children killing children, Heather!
I bet they cleaned up the violence. I bet its not even half as graphic as the books...
Heather, you won't like it. It will be violent, and sad, and terrible... How can it not be!? Why is our society so excited by this kind of brutality? Take a stand, Heather. Take a stand!
Okay, you're right. I won't go.
The decision was made and that was that...
Until a girlfriend of mine said to me, "Hey Heather, a bunch of us are going to go see Hunger Games together when it comes out. We're going to go out to dinner and then catch the movie, would you like to come with us?"
"Yes. Yes, I want to come. Please remember to call me!"
(I am, A. Desperate for a Girl's Night Out, and B. Sincerely feeling like a need some more friends here.)