Television And It's Effects On Children

Have you ever wondered how television effects your children? The
average child watches television 2 hours per week and most of this viewing is of
violence or sexual acts. During this time there is a violent act shown every 6
minutes and on Saturday mornings there is 20 to 25 violent acts shown every hour
on prime time t.v. especially in cartoons or animated programs. So no matter
what your child is watching it is damaging their sense of imagination and
creativity. Now there is no need for children to use their imagination and
creativity anymore, television has even taken that away from them.
In today's generation television has a great influence on children.
Unfortunately most of the ...

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are even showing numerous acts of violence and most of this violence is
done by the "good guys". For example, Power Rangers; how do they get rid of the
bad guys? by fighting . During the whole episode you see the "Rangers" kicking,
punching and attacking the bad guys. Other shows like X-men, Sailor Moon,
Looney Tones, and even Care Bears show violence towards others. It's no wonder
children think it's okay to act this way when even their "Super Heroes" who are
supposed to be the good guys are hurting others. They see the good guys doing
these things and think it's appropriate.
I've notice even with my own cousin that when he has finished watching
an episode of Power Rangers he tends to get aggressive and hyper-active. He
copies the exact same moves that the Power Rangers use. It's almost like he
believes he is one of them. He believes that when he punches people or kicks
them that it doesn't hurt because that's what he sees on t.v. It's not like you
see the ...

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