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TV Violence Andy Allen Optional Final 2nd hour Tear gas flushes a gunman out of a house where he had been held up. He comes out shooting, then falls in a hail of bullets from the S.W.A.T team. A film of the shoot-out and removal of the gunman's body appear on the on the evening news. Is this what Americans want to watch, or should it be censored out of the news? Many people think it should be banned. But would that be breaking the first amendment? I believe that TV doesn

Violence and The Godfather Throughout time there have always been people who held more power than others. There are many different methods used to both demonstrate and maintain the power which they possess. Often times violence is the method chosen to achieve these goals. Violence can be used demonstrate power or as a tool of revenge. If used right, violent measures could be very effective and even necessary, but if it is abused the consequences could be deadly. This is the cas

Youth violence affects a lot of people. Hearing about it on the news is one way that youth violence has affected my life. In Washington, D.C. there is a lot of youth violence. While I do not know any victims of youth violence youth violence has affected my life. I cannot go outside during lunch at school. I have to walk through a metal detector when I enter my school and when I want to go to a concert at the MCI Center. There are many causes of youth violence. The availability of d

Violence in Sport In most of our popular spectator sports, winning depends on the use of violence. To score and win, athletes' bodies are routinely turned into weapons to be used against other bodies, causing pain, serious injury, and even death. How do we interpret the social meaning of this violence? Commentators - both apologists and critics - have made sweeping statements about sports and violence, but their analyses rarely take into account the meanings of violence in sports to the at

Many shows include violence as a key factor to interest public viewers. However, people may think television violence is one of the many causes for everyday violence. Dr. Littner has slightly disagreed with this theory and explained his reasoning. Dr. Littner believes that television does not create the desire for violence but supports the existing desire that cannot be taken away. Personally, I agree with Dr. Littner’s opinion because his reasoning is rational and logical. If a

How Can I Help To End Violence In My School? Being from High School, I have not had the disadvantage of growing up in a violent school system. Although the school systems are quite calm, there is an occasional fight or argument. I believe that there are ways I can contribute to the fight against this violence in my school and I am ready to begin trying. A simple way that I could prevent violence in my school is to try to get along with my fellow classmates as well as the faculty.

Violence in sports To: Mrs. Woods From: Jean-Philippe Do you think there s a connection between sports and violence? If you do, do you think it should be banned? I too think that it s connected but, unlike most people, don t think it should be banned. I have many reasons to believe so and I will state them in my essay. First I will point out that not all sports include violence. Not many actually express violence, the only ones that do contain violence are team sports. I m not sa

Violence Violence is the biggest problem kids, teenagers, and adults have in our society today. Everyday there is usually a headline story or article about a shooting, or killing. On February 5th 2001, I woke up, went down stairs and started to read the newspaper. I suddenly stopped, when I read the headline 11 year old slain on 1st outing in Springfield. I then read the article and couldn t believe what America was coming to. An eleven-year-old boy stabbed another boy his age in a movi

Dating Violence Insulting your date, physically hitting your date, and making your date feel uncomfortable or making him or her worry about his or her safety are a few examples of dating violence. Dating violence is the abuse of one partner in a dating relationship by the other partner. Abusive behavior can include harmful words or actions. Any act by one partner designed to hurt or control another is a form of abuse. Women are more likely to experience dating violence, but in som

In the United States today, youth violence is a public health problem. No one has determined that TV violence is the foremost source of this epidemic. Nevertheless, it is evident that it is one of the causes. Television, movies, and the internet all pose threats to the well-being of children, and pollutes their innocence. We must acknowledge that the relationship between violence and media. The arguments, as to their mutual influence significantly precede the existence of television. I