Is television the leading cause of violence?

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Is television the leading cause of violence?

Post by Krisi » Sat Mar 01, 2008 1:21 am

Television is the leading cause of violence in today's society.

This was raised for debate in one gathering I attended a few years back and I find it interesting. You might want to share your idea on this.

What do you think? Agree or disagree. Why?
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Re: Is television the leading cause of violence?

Post by Bambang » Sat Mar 01, 2008 2:13 pm

Yes, it is.
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Re: Is television the leading cause of violence?

Post by Krisi » Sun Mar 02, 2008 1:06 am

Bambang wrote:Yes, it is.
You have a point here Uncle B. But, the way I see it, it's more like an eye opener for me to know what's happening in other parts of the world. And aids my mind to learn what's good and evil, right or wrong, cruelties of man, etc.... and makes me think (and be cautious) that the world is one big jungle with a lot of snakes... :P
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Re: Is television the leading cause of violence?

Post by andes » Sun Mar 02, 2008 6:12 am

if the watchers are short minded, bad tempered and unwise, yes it is indeed.

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Re: Is television the leading cause of violence?

Post by Bambang » Sun Mar 02, 2008 10:07 am

andes wrote:if the watchers are short minded, bad tempered and unwise, yes it is indeed.
TV could make people short-minded, bad tempered, thick skinned, and idiotic. Watch gossip programs, then you'll experience one of them at least.
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Re: Is television the leading cause of violence?

Post by Rickd » Sun Mar 02, 2008 12:45 pm

No people with guns are. If every person in the world carried a semi attmatic weapon people would be a little nervous about pulling out there gun.

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Re: Is television the leading cause of violence?

Post by Krisi » Mon Mar 03, 2008 1:24 am

Rickd wrote:No people with guns are. If every person in the world carried a semi attmatic weapon people would be a little nervous about pulling out there gun.
Yes you're right. They are the one's that would cause violence if ever. The more dangerous it would be if the one holding a gun has no control.


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Re: Is television the leading cause of violence?

Post by andes » Mon Mar 03, 2008 1:59 am

Bambang wrote:
andes wrote:if the watchers are short minded, bad tempered and unwise, yes it is indeed.
TV could make people short-minded, bad tempered, thick skinned, and idiotic. Watch gossip programs, then you'll experience one of them at least.
gossip programs? no thanks 8)

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Re: Is television the leading cause of violence?

Post by Krisi » Mon Mar 03, 2008 10:21 pm

Bambang wrote:
andes wrote:if the watchers are short minded, bad tempered and unwise, yes it is indeed.
TV could make people short-minded, bad tempered, thick skinned, and idiotic. Watch gossip programs, then you'll experience one of them at least.
Not only TV Uncle B if that's what you want to express. :P Don't you think even the people around us are capable of making us appear in this way? :roll: :mrgreen:
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Re: Is television the leading cause of violence?

Post by sweets » Tue Mar 04, 2008 4:24 pm

Is television the leading cause of violence?

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Re: Is television the leading cause of violence?

Post by Bambang » Tue Mar 04, 2008 4:34 pm

Krisi wrote:
Bambang wrote:
andes wrote:if the watchers are short minded, bad tempered and unwise, yes it is indeed.
TV could make people short-minded, bad tempered, thick skinned, and idiotic. Watch gossip programs, then you'll experience one of them at least.
Not only TV Uncle B if that's what you want to express. :P Don't you think even the people around us are capable of making us appear in this way? :roll: :mrgreen:
TV is the most effective media to brainwash people. The best tool to make people idiotic!
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Re: Is television the leading cause of violence?

Post by Krisi » Fri Mar 07, 2008 11:19 am

Bambang wrote:
Krisi wrote:
Bambang wrote:
TV could make people short-minded, bad tempered, thick skinned, and idiotic. Watch gossip programs, then you'll experience one of them at least.
Not only TV Uncle B if that's what you want to express. :P Don't you think even the people around us are capable of making us appear in this way? :roll: :mrgreen:
TV is the most effective media to brainwash people. The best tool to make people idiotic!
brainwash? :shock:
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Re: Is television the leading cause of violence?

Post by MissLT » Sat Mar 08, 2008 7:40 pm

Yes.

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Re: Is television the leading cause of violence?

Post by Oriani » Mon Mar 10, 2008 8:10 pm

My answer: Yes...!!! It is one of the reasons, of course!

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Re: Is television the leading cause of violence?

Post by sure » Sat Mar 15, 2008 2:43 am

It depends really! :)
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Re: Is television the leading cause of violence?

Post by raymasood » Thu Apr 02, 2015 3:19 pm

People are violent by nature and some how with there genes connection too...so tv is not the leading cause of violence ... How ever it provide us the violent actions but end of the its still up to every human that how he or she take that...

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Re: Is television the leading cause of violence?

Post by Krisi » Sat Apr 11, 2015 6:48 am

What do you think?
I know for some it's helpful but for many it's not... it's ruining lives... some people benefit from it but not all...

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Re: Is television the leading cause of violence?

Post by Krisi » Sat Apr 11, 2015 7:47 am

some TV shows are obviously disagreeable. there is even a host who gave as a joke some discriminating opinion to only one gender always. Sometimes the personal interest of the host cannot be hidden. :roll: I think to some people it's alright but they should know it's not for everybody.

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Re: Is television the leading cause of violence?

Post by EmyJBraun » Fri Dec 16, 2016 5:13 pm

But it is you who choose what to watch and how much time. I don't watch Television but can say that it isn't something evil. Like all media sources, it can be interpreted different. The responsibility lies on the individual.

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Re: Is television the leading cause of violence?

Post by Richland » Thu Dec 29, 2016 1:08 pm

Among other things, yes, it is.

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