Because of all the violence and put down humor one finds in the media American college students have much less empathy than their counterparts 30 years ago.
" wrote:And while I think that the media has messed up a lot of people, I don't believe in censoring things. I just think that parents need to do a better job controlling what their children watch. IMO in the worst thing in the media is not the physical violence, but the put down humor. I think that it is very degrading. But like I said I don't believe in censoring things.
I don't think that most people can separate fantasy from reality though. That is why there is so much religion in the world.
" wrote:It is different to a degree. Parents can only control what their children watch up to a certain age, while the government can control what a person sees their entire life.
Also children's minds are affected by the environment.
It has even been shown that children that watch to much TV go on to develop mental illness.