Is Violence on Television Acceptable for our Growing Generation?

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“Is Violence on Television Acceptable for our Growing Generation?” I. The Beginning      Since the beginning of time, there has always been violence. From the death of Abel by his brother Cain in the Bible, to the mighty gladiator stadiums in Rome ruled by Alexander the Great, to the horrible accusations of the Salem Witch Trials in 1692, to what I will talk about specifically in this position paper, violence on the famous family fun center, the television.      To start off, John Logie Baird invented the mechanical television in 1926. The soul purpose of the mechanical television was to be able to see images at home from current events from around the world right in your very own home.…show more content…
With the first person I killed, I did exactly what I saw in the movie.”      A grammar school child showered a Bronx office building with gunfire in New York City. “I watch a lot of television,” was what the little boy pronounced as he told an astounded police sergeant how he became skilled at loading his Uzi-like gun.      In the fall of 1995, in New York, a group of youths set fire to a subway token booth by spraying flammable liquids through the opening for the change slot. The booth exploded and the subway attendant in the booth was badly burned. That year in December, the attendant died as a result of extensive burns. The movie Money Train influenced this attack. IV. Opposing View Points      People who are opposed to television violence believe that is the responsibility of the network to monitor and sensor what they show on television. In a study of over forty years, Madeline Levine found that many children have found violence as a first resort to settle indifferences instead of the last resort. Madeline also stats that children who are heavy viewers of television are more pessimistic, more aggressive, are less imaginative, weigh more, and are less empathic. According to Madeline’s sources of information, America has become the most leading country in the world of violence. Homicide is the leading
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