Talk to your kids about…
Do you agree that some people practice a “sliding scale” of religious observance? What might contribute to slacking on some regulations? Is it justifiable to break rules in order to fit in with the rest of society?
One of the plot organizers says that acts of terrorism are performed for an audience. How does news coverage aid terrorist in promoting their reign of fear? Is there another way to deal with these incidents?
A mother in the story believes that her son has seen enough death to value life. Do you agree with her assessment? Do you think that viewing frequent portrayals of death and murder in entertainment sources increases or decreases one’s appreciation for life?