How Does Media Cause Desensitization To Violence?

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At first, one would not realize the pervasiveness of violence. However, after having discussed this topic over the semester, violence has come to be referred to as an epidemic. After just a few lectures, we began analyzing different texts and learned how society has normalized the use of violence by transforming violent acts into forms of entertainment through various media outlets; in turn, causing desensitization to violence. Through media exposure and awareness of existing societal roles, I have come to realize that violence is a bigger issue than initially thought. Moreover, the opinions that I originally held at the beginning of this course have come to change after viewing topics through an enlightened outlook. In today’s society, children
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