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    Video Games: Virtual or Harmful

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    possibilities to play through for a child. However, what happens when the characters become an influence, or a role model, to that child and they are unconsciously addicted to the content these games provide. In other words, what happens when the violence, language, and attitudes bolster these behaviors outside of the game and become a part of his or her reality? “video games are designed to be incredibly engaging and 'fun', often leading to children to sleep in a 'flow state' in which they may be

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    their lives on the line for their country, similarly in Birdsong there are attacks from the trenches - “ Stephan saw men trying to emerge from the trench but being smashed by bullets before they could stand.” In terms of actual violent and graphic imagery Journey’s End is fairly lacking, there is a lot of talk about death but never any in dep... ... middle of paper ... ...he brigadiers pleased”, this quote show a disregard for the many men that had died, they got what they wanted so

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    and have been taking up children 's time since they first came out. “The first video games such as ‘Space Invaders’ and ‘Pacman’ emerged in the late 1970s with simplistic graphics and a resultant low level of depicted violence” (Porter and Starcevic 422). But over time technology has advanced and so has the graphics and violence. It has advanced so much that the images on the video games have become very realistic and gruesome. Which some might say is not appropriate for a child to see, because, children

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    The inescapable reality of violence, whether attained through the media or from personal experience, affects the everyday life of some. Tragic events such as school shootings and mass murders happen all too often. Society is now constantly wonder why such terrible things happen. There are countless factors some such as bullying and mental handicaps are often considered primary factors in violent crimes. Now a certain types of video games, the ones that portray violence, have caught the attention

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    The Intention of Violent Video Games

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    games do not cause teen violence because violence is not encouraged outside of the game and video games are just a form of entertainment or distraction. Video games can have violent themes and with the rapid advancement of modern computers these violent themes are becoming more realistic everyday. Even in the beginning of the video game industry companies were able to use violence in their games. Quake and, Doom are just two early examples of violent games, their poor graphics where not a limitation

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    Television is an Integral Part of Our Lives

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    difficult to monitor what children watch. The result is the increased exposure of youth to violence. This is not limited to cartoon characters blowing each other up; there are many shows that depict explicit, realistic violence. Statistics show that the average American child, by the time they are 18, will have witnessed 40,000 murders on TV. The question arises as to whether watching shows that show violence can have a negative effect on children. Violent shows desensitize children, encouraging the

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    Video games

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    now and they are intended to entertain people. As the years went on the technology in video games have become more graphic; it has gone from looking like cartoons to looking like the real world. People are now saying that as games look more real and become more violent, it is causing the youth to become more aggressive. Seeing these images also causes them to desensitize the violence of the world like they are just looking at a video game which causes them to hurt someone and thinking they could press

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    instance Emily writes "Violence is one of the biggest concerns, especially as [the] graphics and special effects become more realistic."(947)

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    Television-The Unnecessary Evil

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    unnecessary necessity in the lives of Americans. I believe that we as a nation have seen violence and an adverse reaction, especially in children, as a result of this poison that resides in the homes. Studies have shown that scenes of violence on television have increased and as a result there has been an increase in violent behavior. “The average child will watch 8,000 murders and 100,000 acts of violence on ... ... middle of paper ... ... Works Cited Clemmitt, Marcia

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    The Effect of TV News Crime and Violence Television news, due primarily to its obsession with crime and violence, definitely has a negative impact upon our society. TV news is basically an oxymoron; giving us the skin of the truth stuffed with a lie. A news program should be focused on the facts, with perhaps some objective analysis. However, for business purposes, TV news broadcasts use dramatic, usually violent stories and images to capture and maintain an audience, under the pretense

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