CENSORSHIP: Essay

English_Master May 4, 2016 No Comments
CENSORSHIP Introduction In a world in which acts of heinous violence, murder or crude and shocking behavior seem to be a normal occurrence, it may lead one to wonder what has put society onto this slip­pery slope. How did this type of behavior come to be so ac­ceptable and in some cases glorifiable? A careful study of society may lead to multi media as being the main cause in this changing of ideals. The modern world has become de­sensitized to the acts shown on television, movies, and video games or printed in newspapers and magazines. Censorship must be employed if morals and decency are to be preserved. Censorship is a controversial word that has been with us since who knows when. Ancient dictators would burn books because they didn’t like them and force people to believe what they did. The question I ask myself, though, is if censorship in Libraries and schools is justified. My answer is yes, and that is what I will try to convince you. Censorship is the act which helps keep the world from being so corrupt. One of the culprits of criminal behavior is T. V. violence. Violent programs may have a negative influence on those in­dividuals who are already violence-prone, or children who...
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