• Video Game Violent Media Violence
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    Understanding the Problem "Video games are not the source of violence in our society", says the president of the Interactive Digital Software Association Doug Lowenstein, "That's like blaming illiteracy on television. It's time we look at availability of guns and dysfunctional families as the source of violence-not games (Goodstein)." Entertainment producers argue that it is not their responsibility, but the responsibility of the parents to make sure that their own children are not exposed to me...
  • Violent Movie Movies People Effects
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    Imagine, a man just got shot in the chest and his blood is pouring out like water from a faucet. The killer pulls out a knife to finish his work and violently stabs his victim to death. Why would anyone want to see this? The fact is, many people do want to see violent movies, and this has been proven with their high ratings at the box office. Whether people use these violent movies to release their daily frustrations, to see the danger involved in watching them, or the special effects, people wa...
  • Antigone Violent Violence Movie
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    In our society today, movies and television shows are being broadcast all over the world to many genders, races, and ages. Some of these shows involve many violent topics and situations. For example, the news qualifies as a violent shows because three fourths of every broadcast involves a violent situation. The next generation of adults is exposed to this violence everyday, thinking its cool or acceptable. I think that if teenagers witness the violent actions in person they would react differen...
  • Violent Tv Show Violence Children Watch
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    When a normal person watches a TV show, they do not go out and commit a violent act the next day. The content of violence on TV should not be reduced. TV violence should stay because people are not required to watch TV, because the United States remains a free country, and because children are smart enough to distinguish between fantasy and reality. People have the power to watch TV when they want to. Nobody is forced to observe a violent scene when it happens on TV. Humans have the right to cho...
  • Videogames Don T Kill People People Kill People
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    Videogames Don't Kill People, People Kill People Every generation has pointed a finger at the recreational pastimes of young persons, accusing that these activities lead our nations youth astray and induce violent or antisocial behavior. Novels, music, TV, movies, and now the finger is pointing straight at one of the newest and quickest growing youth pastimes; video games. This particular pastime differs from others in their reality and scope for direct participation, therefore allowing the crus...
  • Television Viewing Children Violent Shows
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    The government should not control the content of television shows and limit the amount of weekly violence shown. The responsibility of controlling the viewing of television shows expressing acts of violence should specifically be in the hands of parents. Parents are becoming too reliant upon governmental provisions with respect to raising their children and television violence is becoming an excuse for criminal acts. Children, especially younger children, are impressionable, but with proper guid...
  • Film Violence Violent Films People
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    Film Violence Do you think there is a case for censoring films more radically than present or is this an infringement of personal liberty? Films are often blamed as an influencing factor in violent crimes, most notably murder. People think that films have influenced a number of killers in high profile cases such as the Jamie Bulger murder, which was linked to 'Childs Play 3' by the press. Another was when a 14-year-old Texan boy decapitated a girl in an effort to become famous like thee stars of...
  • Gandhi Indian Independence
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    'Nonviolence in its dynamic condition means conscious suffering. It does not mean a meek submission to the will of the evil-doer, but it means pitting one's whole soul against the will of the tyrant " Mahatma Gandhi 'An eye for an eye makes everybody blind's ummarizes Gandhi's view of violence. That statement is one of the greatest things ever said, and was borrowed by other world leaders including Martin Luther King Jr. Gandhi did not believe in violence as a technique of achieving his goal of ...
  • The Effect Of Violence In The Media On Children
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    Television, movies, and video games are a big part of children's lives in today's technologically advanced society. However, there is a big controversy questioning the effects of these media outlets on children. Much of society claims to have proof for the belief that media violence affects children negatively. However, I am skeptical of the evidence that is stated to prove that claim. I feel that society has placed the blame on these mediums for the violent acts, however serious or trivial, tha...
  • Violence In Video Games
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    Over the past ten years, statistics have shown that the violence among young people is increasing every year. Many people blame musicians and other types of artist who portray negative actions as something positive. Others might blame the parents for not watching over their children. But many people fail to bring up technology as an issue. With the new DVD that shows sex and violence or computers that gives kids access to unauthorized sites, technology is something that many parents need to look...
  • Kids And Violence Act Violent
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    Violence on Television: How It Affects Today s Youth Part I Introduction My partner and I are both seniors attending High School. This upcoming summer will be my third year life guarding at the Columbian Swim Club, in Union. My partner has worked in the building next door, the Boys & Girls Club, for the past two years. Both of our jobs are centered on children. We work with them on a daily bases and know a lot about their actions. As a result, we chose to do our project on a topic relating to to...
  • College Students Violent Experiment Violence
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    Are Suicidal And Violent Acts By College Students Caused By Television Violence Psych. 57 Peter Sams Mon. lab. 9/24/99 Are Suicidal and Violent Acts by College Students Caused by Television Violence This is a truly important question for all college students. By answering this question we gain important insight as to where in fact violence in college campuses may come from. Research in this specific area can also help us further understand how and why suicide rates have increased for college st...
  • Typology Of Violent Men
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    Reading A Typology of Men Who Are Violent Toward Their Female Partners: Making Sense of the Heterogeneity in Husband Violence was quite an enlightening experience. This essay was the first exposure that I have encountered that had to do with research of the way psychological matters, such as batterers, should be analyzed and examined. There are so many ways to view things that sometimes researchers do not really become aware of the best way to view them until more research is done. This article ...
  • Violent Music Lyrics Behavior Media
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    Who doesn't love climbing into the car and catching one of their favorite songs just as it begins or waking up to an alarm clock singing that one song that helps to spring you out of bed and into the day? It affects everyone. It makes us excited or it could make us cry. Whether songs contain happy, sad, violent, sexual or vulgar lyrics, it affects one's mood in both a positive or negative way. Lyrics have become gradually more explicit over the past several decades and contain dangerous messages...
  • Violence From Genes To The Media
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    According to the National Criminal Justice Reference Service, more than 119 million violent crimes, not including homicide, were committed within the last twenty years in the United States. At this rate, five percent of households in the United States will be a victim of a violent crime by the end of 2003. There are many causes of why these violent acts were performed and will be performed. The most common causes of violence in our society are the media, social environment, and genetics. The fi...
  • Violent Video Games Children Behavior Aggressive
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    The use of violent video games is on the rise. Once, video games depicted harmless fun with friendly characters to play with. But now, the games have become more violent at an alarming rate. And with the rise in popularity of these types of games, children are playing these graphically violent games. Many people wonder if the violence in video games has lasting affects on users, children in particular. While video games may not necessarily maker a person more aggressive and violent, they surely ...
  • Rewarded Or Punished Violent People Violence
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    Violence is behaving in an aggressive or abusive manner towards people or objects. Violence generally occurs as a physical response to the emotion of anger or frustration. Another common reason for violence is to gain something from the violent act. However many violent crimes occur for no gainful reason, these crimes seem to have no purpose other than to act in an aggressive manner. Violent crimes include physical abuse, verbal abuse and the making of violent threats It appears as some individu...
  • Violent Offender Counseling Offenders Rate
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    When people in mainstream America think of violence they also think of poverty, homelessness, defiance and the unfortunate poor. Often times these societal ills go hand in hand with acts of violence. Fortunately for violent offenders there are counseling programs provided and often times mandatory before release from prison. Terry Gorski indicated that because the recidivism rate is around 41% for violent offenders the need for counseling during incarceration and up to two years after incarcerat...
  • Anderson And Dill's Studies' Analysis
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    Abstract In April 20; 1999. Eric Harris and Dylan Kle bold launched an attack on Colombian High School in Littleton, Colorado, killing 13 people and wounding at least 23 others before turning the guns on themselves (Pooley, 1999). This incident ignited a lot of interest in this area with several studies being carried out to determine whether a relationship existed between the habit of playing violent video games and aggression in the youth. Craig Anderson and E. Dill carried out two studies ...
  • Public School Violent Children Violence
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    An Analysis Of Violence In Public School sAn Analysis Of Violence In Public Schools An Analysis of Violence in Public Schools Recently, violence in the schools has been a great concern in our society as a whole. The attention is justified by the abundance of media coverage on a number of recent school shootings. With all these news clips and sound bites swirling around our heads, one might conclude that our children are more violent than previous generations. It might seem in fact, that somethin...