The Effects of Violence in Entertainment

776 WordsApr 17, 20084 Pages
Imagine that a gentleman and his wife are walking home after a night out on the town when all of the sudden a dark figure approaches the couple, pulls out a fully loaded revolver, and with the simple twitch of his finger a bullet is engraved into the head of the man; leaving the woman in a paralyzing fear and open to a world of pain and agony, or even worse, sexual abuse and murder. This shouldn’t be too hard of a scene to imagine due to the frequent occurrence of this situation in films, television shows, music, and video games. It is the constant portrayal of violence that today’s “entertainment” carves into the minds of its viewers that can occasionally have an impact on their mentality, and even their actions. Today’s most heated…show more content…
In conclusion, film, video games, music, and television are to blame for all the violent acts that any and every child and teenager commit. Because if it were not for that one scene, in that one form of media, then every gentleman and his loved one would be able to go out for a night and not be harmed in any way what-so-ever. Special note from writer:: I was forced to write for the opposing view, i hope that you can find bits of my sarcasm in the
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