Video Games, Violence and Parenting Essay

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The ignorance of people who argue against this shows their one-minded views on this topic. This leads to three obvious conclusions.

One: Parents refuse to take responsibility to teach their children right from wrong. If a parent teaches them what is and what isn’t okay, then the majority of those kids are not going to grow up and think that it’s cool and awesome to run around imitating things they see on the T.v. or in video games.
Parents who refuse to take this responsibility should also refuse to buy the games in the first place – Most if not all violent games get at least a ‘’Ages 15+’’ rating on them.
Two: children growing up in a violent environment, being beaten or spoken harshly to.
Three: Almost every game these days has
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So if they just whine and cry till they get what the want, they’re not going to learn patience. And when they don’t learn patience at a young age this can lead to violence when they’re older. This is probably a bigger issue than the violence in games.
When children play violent games, their parents should supervise them and ensure they know that it is just a game, keep reassuring them that you couldn’t get away with this or that in real life, this is if you let them play violent games at a young age.
If you are more responsible and don’t let them play violent games till they’re more mature, (disregarding that they would probably go to a friends house and play them) then they would already know that violence is bad and they shouldn’t re-create anything they see in the games.

But, sometimes, a child is just brought up in a violent environment and this is what would probably influence their violent side more than video games or T.v.
Being talked down to or swore at when they do something a normal child would do, they would either bottle it up or just cry on the spot.
Being hit is just not good at all, as a parent you should love and care for your child, hitting them might provoke them to hit you when they’re an older age, or being a school bully. Being the school bully usually comes from the child having a bad up-bringing or just trying to show off to his peers.

And lastly, almost every video game these days does
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