Are You Teaching Your Kid to Kill?

You may not be aware of it, but you might be teaching you’re child how to kill. Tragedies like the Columbine High School massacre have occurred, mainly because the belligerents have been influenced by violence in video games, movies, and music. There is no question that there has been an increase of violence in media. This has caused an increase of violence in the real world.

Security camera photo of the Columbine High School Massacre

Violent video games have been a subject of controversy everywhere. Controversies usually center the topic of profanity, sex/nudity, and mostly graphic violence. Video games have been studied for links to addiction and aggression. Two teenagers, Eric ...

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media have been linked to aggression.

"As easy as killing babies with axes."
(Source: Video Game Carmageddon)

Songs also play a role in the growing violence in America’s society. Rap music especially, usually center on the concepts of money, drugs, and sex.

Rap often influences young teens. If there favorite artists think it’s okay to fire a gun, they’ll think its okay, too.

“Don't you get it, b****? No one can hear you. Now shut the **** up, and get what's comin' to you... You were supposed to love me!!!!! (Sound of Kim choking)

(Source: From the song Kim, by Eminem)

Movies and television shows like Saw, Final Destination Dexter, Madmen Weeds, 300, , South Park, etc. all depict sex, drugs, profanity, grizzly and horrific blood/gore, easily-immitatable criminal acts, and nudity. The Saw series depicts gruesome images of decapitated and split-in-half bodies. In South Park, an extremely ...

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Added: 3/3/2011 09:27:09 PM
Submitted By: g193
Category: Social Issues
Type: Premium Paper
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