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  • Television Violence
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    Violence The world today has a variety of problems. Violence is around the top of the list. Everywhere you go that is all you here. It is seen on the front page of the newspaper and as the headlines in the news. Unfortunately it is widely used for entertainment purposes. In the New York Times a 1998 article by Faye Fiore stated: 'On average last year, one act of serious brutality was found for every four minutes of entertainment. ' Today, violence is a major part of video games, television, and ...
  • Access To Many Forms Of Weapons
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    Violence in the basis upon which we live. Wherever we go there is some form or act of violence. Most people have lost the concept of right and wrong. The line that once stood between them is now blurred. People find that they do no harm when they commit an act thats wrong. Violence is seen in many forms today that there was ever before. Media has a large part in broadcasting violence. Violence is due to some of these issues such as easy access to weapons, the people who commit crimes have low se...
  • Acts Of Violence
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    Rhet 105 MWF 2: 00 Television Violence Does entertainment influence society's attitude towards violent behavior In order to fully answer this question we must first understand what violence is. Violence is the use of ones powers to inflict mental or physical injury upon another, examples of this would be rape or murder. Violence in entertainment reaches the public by way of television, movies, plays, and novels. Television with its far-reaching influence spreads across the globe. Its most import...
  • Gandhi Believes
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    Gandhian Pacifism Pacifism is opposition to the practice of war. Many pacifists have a commitment to non-violence in general in society, making a commitment to achieving one's goals only through actively non-violent resistance or non-aggressive means. Among these pacifists, there may also be differing views as to what constitutes violence. There are several different varieties of pacifism including those who believe killing is always wrong, those who believe that any kind of violence is wrong, t...
  • Subject Of Military Violence
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    As I am heading off this summer to be trained as a Chaplain in the U.S. Navy, and I consider myself to be just shy of a pacifist, I am highly interested in questions of military ethics. I deal very often with both inward and outward doubts about the possible hypocrisies involved in becoming a piece of the infrastructure of a machine whose actions I may often disagree with. In the end I have my reasons as to why I'm still going through with it and I will have to deal with the specific dilemmas as...
  • Depiction Of Violence In Television Programs
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    Can Media Inspire Violent Crimes? One problem that many corporations ignore is the possibility that aggressive type people seek reinforcement for their own destructive acts, either against themselves or other people. Television violence, for instance, and the widespread public concern accompanying it have led to calls for strict controls on the depiction of violent programs. In their decision making, some producers do not take responsibility for the equally important minority. Instead, they may ...
  • Argument Of Violence
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    Violence and Nonviolence Violence is a problem that we as humans, deal with everyday. Today, it seems that we deal with it in just about every aspect of our lives. From childrens cartoons to the nightly news, we are witnesses to its power and harm. A highly debated argument for the causes of violence are surrounding our homes as well as our government. No matter the causes of violence or for that fact aggressors, we have a personal responsibility must be taken for violent actions. We are given t...
  • Call For Justifiable Violence In My Opinion
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    Justification of Violence Violence and the justification of it has been an issue for as long as the world has been in existence. There are many conflicting opinions on the subject, many in favor and many opposing the idea. I am personally split on the issue; Believe that in some cases, violence can be justified; however, I also believe that in others, it cannot be. In my opinion, the only instance in which violence can be justified is self-defense. I believe that if an innocent person is attacke...
  • Violence In Schools Violence In Schools
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    VIOLENCE IN SCHOOLS Violence in schools has progressed from bloody noses to bloody gun shot wounds. Kids now days observe so much violence its almost predictable that they act this way. People are SO desensitized to violence from TV, video games, videos. Kids tend to imitate what they see exposing them to violence before they can understand it doesn't help them. With the moral decay of our society, people act without regard for others, kids having babies, fatherless families, unsupervised and un...
  • External And Internal Violence
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    Specific time periods, such as World War II, and the Post-Civil War era bring to mind images of hate, death, and violence. Not solely external violence or violence that is carried out, such as murders, war, or blatant displays of violence such as those in Ellison's Battle Royal, but internal violence as well. Internal violence is more about the mind, a violence of emotion, though internal violence is closely linked to external violence. They are linked not only because external violence causes i...
  • Use Of Violence In The Story Wolfe
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    In the fictional short story "The Child by Tiger" no event occurs with out purpose. Authors of fictional short stories have to produce a well-read piece without any excess information or events. Thomas Wolfe was no exception to this rule. He demonstrated a serious fictional short story without any overflow of information or detail. An act of violence in a story provides suspense, drama, mystery, and other specific advantages. Wolfe also displays the result of violent acts, especially in small to...
  • Children And Television Violence
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    When you turn on the TV on Saturday morning to watch cartoons, statistics show that on average you will view at least twenty to twenty-five acts of violence per hour (Murray). During prime time you will view about five violent acts per hour (Murray). I define violence as any violent act. This can be as minor as one person hitting another, or as serious as murder. People are constantly saying that there is too much violence on TV and that it is negatively affecting our kids. This has been proven ...
  • Scene Of Individual Violence
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    Violence is the last refugee of the incompetent - Issac Asimov. Ignorance and superstition reigned on the frontier of the Mississippi River. The cruelty of the southern plantation owners and the general lawlessness of the frontier all attributed to the violence that occurred throughout the book. Whether murderous criminals, a feuding family, or an angry mob was committing this violence, Huck was forced to digest and overcome these scenes, and at the same time the reader learned more of life on t...
  • Violence On Television Causes Aggression
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    Jarrod Pierce Eng 131.001 4 August 2003 Media Violence An issue that has many Americans in uproar is the possibility that aggressive behavior and destructive acts are caused from television violence. The battle for limiting television violence has been an issue since the 1970's. Evidence has shown that television violence has caused aggression in children and adults. Also this exposure to television violence has desensitized society to real-world violence, and alters youth's perception of violen...
  • Recent Level Of Violence
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    Times are changing. In a world where there really is no safe haven from the violence of the cold and harsh world. As an American citizen one might believe that they could send their children to an institute of learning and their children would be safe from harm and far from losing their lives. But now that idea is not reverently supported. The American children have been attacked. This should not be tolerated by America and America should do whatever they can to stop these needless acts of viole...

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