The Media and Teen Violence

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Violent media should be censored from games, because it teaches that killing, bad words,disrespect, and sex is something that is actually good. Media should be used to entertain people and make them laugh. Have a good time. Most of the media is about violence, which influences to become rebellious. Teens start acting out on their parents and on society. Problems that we face now come from violent media. Rap videos are bad influence to people in general. They show to many violence. It teaches that life is all about selling and buying drugs. Kids will eventually start smoking or consuming alcohol anyway possible. “They will feel awesome and superior to everyone else. Scenes of people consuming alcohol or smoking influence people to copy them. Hence, censoring such scenes serves as useful purpose(Buzzle article pros and cons of censorship). In the 17th and 18th centuries in Europe, the Roman Catholic practiced censorship. There are some rappers who talk about religion/god. Lil Wayne in one of his songs he says “ask you revender about me I’m the young god.” They compare to god because of how they have suffered in the streets. They compare that suffering to Jesus was on the cross. “Religious conflicts are avoided by the censorship of material deemed insulting or offensive to a particular religious community (buzzle article pros and cons of censorship) “Manson concerts are often grounds to bas religion and rip bible while fan chant we hate love, we love hate( Rense.com) Rap music also includes mistreat women. They treat them like if they were objects. That you should choose a women not by their feelings but actually by their body. “In contrast, women’s belief decreased and they felt that men were coming on too strong and being too aggressive (Rense.com).” Videos games are also part of violent media. They are basically games where you rob, kill and they say a lot of bad words. This games make the player feel pleasure and happiness when they make a harm to someone in the game or a person in real life. Kids in the age of 10 to 17 are the ones who more attractive to games.. Many shoot outs and robs have been occurring society has been blaming violent video games for this. There is many games about war.
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