Re: **** Censorship!
The three major effects of seeing violence on television are:
* Children may become less sensitive to the pain and suffering of others.
* Children may be more fearful of the world around them.
* Children may be more likely to behave in aggressive ways toward others
Imitation is a high human element, especially among the young. Just one publicised school shooting, in my view, leads to imitation.
FACT: The average American child will have watched 100,000 acts of televised violence, including 8000 depictions of murder, by the time he or she finishes sixth grade (approximately 13 years old).
Parents are seemingly okay with this, but will swoop down upon the media if their child catches the sight of a nude person on television?
Censorship is indeed controversial, but American parents and basically the American people need to get their priorities straight.