Who’s to Blame?
I think we all have the freedom to choose what to do with our lives and determine where we want to go but, definitely internet and media exert much influence, in my opinion a 75%, in the decisions than someone takes. It is quite true that many television programs and web pages incite to large-scale violence, but our work is do not let ourselves be influenced by that and take care of our families or friends will not be affected for it. Personally, I have known a case where a person after reading a story online which gave details of how it could make "perfect crime" decided to put that information into practice and unfortunately for him he died in the attempt.
According to the opinion of Dr. Allen Francis, in the recent mass murder in Arizona, he said: "The Media and the Internet also have much to answer for. The 24 / 7 coverage of violence inadvertently lurid promotes ...view middle of the document...
The consistent finding such randomized experiments from youths who is That subsequently watch violent scenes display more aggressive behavior, thoughts aggressive, or aggressive emotions than those who do not. " (Craig A. Anderson)
According to statistics by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the American children between ages 2 and 18 spend an average of 6 hours and 32 minutes every day including half using television, movies, video games, radio, print, recorded music, computer, Internet commercial and self-recorded or video. Of this average, a large portion exposes children to acts of violence or causes them to "virtually perpetrate" it in video games, in the National Television Violence Study, about 61 Percent of programming between 1995 and 1997 interpersonal violence portray. It is projected that the average young person will have viewed 200.000 acts of violence on television by age 18. (Miller)
It's not enough realize these truths; we have to constantly check what our children see and hear. We should set time limits on television and computer use, keep the television and computer out of your children's rooms and Implement that block the safety features shows and websites you deem unacceptable. We also have to discuss violence in the half with your children. We will help them to be quite peaceful and avoid getting into trouble.
Allen Francis, MD. "Psychiatric Times." 18 January 2011. Mental Illness and Political Violence: Reckless Rhetoric, Weapons, and the Media . 4 February 2011 .
Craig A. Anderson, Leonard Berkowitz, Edward Donnerstein, L. Rowell Huesmann. "Psychological Science in the Public Interest." 3 December 2003. The Influence of Media. 4 Feberuary 2011 .
Miller, Christa. "Livestrong." 29 May 2010. Media Violence and the Effect on Our Children. 4 February 2011 .
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