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  • National T V Turnoff Week
    668 words
    National TV Turn-Off Week: A Dumb Idea In a time when millions of people are starving each year and thousands are killed in war zones, worrying about how much television we watch sounds like stupid idea. Right? Well, that's what people all across North America a redoing every day. In fact, there is a full week dedicated to the cause: National T. V-Turnoff Week. National T. V-Turnoff week is nothing more then a cry for attention by the middle class. The lower classes have their problems: starvati...
  • American Television
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    How Television Effects Society. The only activities Americans spend more time doing than watching television are working and sleeping. With this in mind, it is understood that television plays a major role in the statistical majority of most Americans. Society reflects what is shown on television in a multitude of various areas. Three of the major areas in which television affects us are in behavior, moral values, and social standards. All throughout life, youths have found some way to rebel aga...
  • Just Television
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    Media and The Effects on Society Media and society, what exactly are these two things Media being any material pertaining to news, billboards, or the signs displayed on the windows of the nearest grocery store. Whether it's radio, television, or newspapers all of it is considered to be media. Society on the other hand, just simply means people working together for one specific common purpose. Around the world media, and society is coinciding. Every time you click on the television set, or turn t...
  • Television
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    Morris 1 #232/4/05 P 5 Fake Research Paper Televised Life What if just by sitting on your couch, for a couple hours a day you could live a longer, healthier life apposed to a person that goes to the gym regularly? Would you believe me? Would you think I was just talking jive talk or would you ask how this is humanly possible? Well it is as simple as sitting in your own house, on your own couch, and watching the old Movie box. That's right I'm talking about the Television. It only works with the ...
  • Chance On Tv
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    "Being there" is a story of a man named Chance who knew nothing other than gardening and what he saw on television. His actions, judgement's, and thoughts were all a reproduction of his experiences with television shows and gardening. After being backed up into by a limousine driver Chance became the focus of America's daily news. Although not being able to read or having any common knowledge about the outside world Chance uses his knowledge of gardening and what he sees on television to help hi...
  • Television
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    Religion is the Opiate of the Masses There was once a great philosopher who stated that religion is the opiate of the masses. i believe that this holds true even today. Except what keeps people in a daze is television. Television is rarely used for any good today, for example, do you really think that full house is an intellectual stimulus? hell no. TV is designed to be brain candy for the weak-minded and ignorant. The internet is more useful and I might add, stimulating. This is a medium in whi...
  • Television Watchers
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    Readers and T.V. Watchers In today's society, one needs to be well prepared for the problems they will encounter. One might be offered drugs, or be faced with the decision of whether or not to breakup a friendship. How does one get prepared to deal with these types of situations? Reading books definitely will not help. Sure, one can get background knowledge on just about every topic from a book, but reading will not prepare you to deal with the outside world. Television is the best way to get a ...
  • People The Kind Of Book
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    Fahrenheit 451: Books - A Part of Our Past One of the biggest issues raised in this book was the idea that people are starting to forget more about books and what they mean. People have started to take books for granted, instead of reading books they watch a movie or a program on the television. People do not realize that books, scrolls, manuscripts are a big part of our past. Since the beginning of time, people have been recording things they saw, did and took part in on birch bark and later ve...
  • Amount Of Television People
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    The Effects of Technology There is no escape from technology. In most cases this is not a problem though. Many people respect and admire technology because it is there to benefit them. Without the technological advances we have had over the years, the world would not be what it is today. What people don't understand is that technology can actually be a bad thing. In society today, people are looking for more and more ways to be entertained, and all it is doing is causing problems. People are doi...
  • Attacks On September
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    What I Remember about September 11th On September 11, 2001 our nation sat and watched in fear as unknown terrorists attacked American people on our own land. I remember that day like it was yesterday. I was sitting in my algebra classroom, bored out of my mind. Somebody outside the classroom yelled, "Turn on the television"! My teacher quickly turned on the television. I noticed that the south tower was on fire. Gasps and stifled cries ran through the room. A few 'oh my god's were said, as we ra...
  • Amount Of Violence On Television
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    Television, What A Waste of Time How much does television mean to you Would you sacrifice your mind, your health, and your well-being just to keep ahold of it Most people would. They are unaware of the severe effects that TV has on our lives and on our future. I think that television should be banned from all American households because of the negative ideas it exploits, the creative minds it destroys, and the growing amount of kids and adults that are making this place a bigger and lazier count...
  • Television And Other Home Electronics
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    The programs that we watch on television have had a major sociological impact on us particularly from the 1960's to the 1990's. However this programming would have had little impact on us without the continued development of the television receiver and it's associated peripherals and technology developments. Television receivers have been called "idiot boxes", "boob tubes", and other less than flattering names. But do these names apply to the device itself or to the programming shown on these de...
  • Just Watch Television
    809 words
    Televison is one of the greatest 20th century inventions. It has truly changed peoples' living habits. Nowadays it has been a topic of much research. The results of such research show television has many negative and positive effects on peoples normal daily lives and their behaviour. The first television had its public demonstration on January 1926. In the beginning of 1930's the first television programmes were broadcast. In 1953 the first color television was introduced in the USA. After that,...

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