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  • Their Children From Excessive Television Violence
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    Marita Marshall 1/24/02 YOUTH VIOLENCE Violence in America's society is a major problem. This problem can be traced back as far as fetal development. Is not rocket science to realize that most angry violent acts are due to a disturbed child or individual that lacked attention, love or care. Violence is not a new problem and scientists are just finding out new facts about how it starts and how it can be prevented. Violence is a social problem that increases over the years. Violence is Shown in ma...
  • Young Boys To Violence
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    As we look at our society and culture as a whole, we see that violence does exist in vast amounts. The problem of violence is compounded by the constant saturation that media coverage often provides. The media creates an almost artificial world for young people who do not have a single family member or extended family member to provide any small measure of love and kindness towards them. Naisbitt suggests that the boys involved in the Columbine shootings were absorbed in an environment full of v...
  • Violence Prevention In The Schools
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    School Violence: The School's Responsibility? The focus of American schools these days have so changed from the "basics" of teaching children to read, write and do arithmetic. Instead of just being an academic institution that was entrusted with teaching our children skills that would enable then to be intelligent contributing members of society, the schools are now looked at as "extensions of the community". Therefore, according to John Dewey", schools should share social burdens and be respons...
  • Role Sports Play In Violence
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    Today in St. Paul two people were murdered. It has been reported that the two were fighting with a third party about a phone call that was made. The suspect is in custody and the case is under investigation", a reporter in the ten o'clock news reports. "Spouse and child abuse are on the rise. This year alone over '6 million men, women, and children were victims of severe physical attacks from their spouses or parents' (article 16) ", another reporter reports. Is it just me or does this seem like...
  • Non Violence
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    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 children's cartoons to the nightly news, we are witnesses to its power and harm. Violence is not new by any means though. It is something that can be traced back to the beginning of time. It is for this reason that I believe that we must all take on a nonviolent, "Satyagraha" type of life, as did a man named Mahatma Gandhi. In turning to nonviolence, we w...

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