Violence And Its Effects On Society

984 Words Feb 25th, 2016 4 Pages
Violence has become a prevalent component in today’s society at an increasingly alarming rate. This is due to the fact that in the past few decades, it has become a “norm” for the increase of violence in our everyday lives. In recent years, people have become accustomed to witnessing or experiencing violence wherever they go, that it has almost become an omnipresent threat, since the increase of violence causes desensitization among society. With the desensitization problem continuing to grow, many people are beginning to be unsure what violence truly is. According to the merriam-webster dictionary, violence is an “intense, turbulent or furious and often destructive action or force.” many people are unaware what violence truly is, and according to the merriam-webster dictionary, it is among the top 10% of the searches for the site. A large fragment of the problem has to do with the integration of violence into our entertainment outlets including, but not limited to music, movies and TV shows.
One of my favorite TV shows is called “Wentworth” it is about a women’s correctional facility and it has become one of my favorites because I believe it is accurate to what actually occurs in women’s prisons because contrary to other shows similar to it, it shows that not all women have come from privileged families, or the characters have “perfect” lives before being sent there. The main character is Bea, she is in there for the attempted murder of her husband Harry Smith. Although…
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