They were just following what they had seen in the movie and weren’t even incorporating the fact they were being violent which shows how unconscious people are with the influence violence in the media has.
The cartoon above is a perfect representation on how oblivious society is to the issues that we constantly encounter.
A new study in the Journal of Pediatrics says the average eight year old child spends eight hours a day on media, and teens more than 11 hours of media a day.
This is more than a full day of school, which means the youth are being exposed the media and the inappropriate things it contains For example, they see things from funny memes to violent beatings and fights.
His neighbors would say he was a nice young man, but was isolated majority of the time and only took interest in conversations when discussing video games and guns.
While investigating, the police even found a secret chat room online which him and anonymous others were planning out exactly what he’d do.With the youth being revealed to such at this young of an age, it’s already registered in their minds that this is common in society since it is praised and laughed at which can increase the likelihood of aggressive behavior at an older age without them even thinking much of it.Kaj Björkqvist, a Professor of Developmental Psychology at Åbo Akademi University, randomly assigned one group of five- to six-year-old Finnish children to watch violent movies, another to watch nonviolent ones.By doing this, it won’t place anyone in a specific and unhealthy mindset.Also, by increasing media that will have a positive effect on our lives and actually teach us something helpful both short and long-term will not only educate us, but place us in the right mindset that’ll benefit everyone in the world.Allowing violence in the media to take over our children’s mindsets can only lead to even more violence and aggression, which this cartoon shows.It’s also shown above how the child is saying “Kill them! ” With a huge smile on his face which shows he’s condoning the people who are being killed.I didn't know what I wanted my paper to be based off on at first, I was going in the direction of story-telling and the affects that had on people until I realized that was more of a personal piece.So, I finally came to conclusion of wanting to surround my paper on the media and with the help of my peers and Mr. My goals were to have a clear, concise and controversial thesis which the reader could thoroughly understand which I do feel I've accomplished.Majority of the youth is exposed to some sort of act of violence through the media before the age of ten years old.With the numerous and everlasting murders that have been occurring more frequently lately, school shootings, and fights going on it’s hard to ignore the violence factor that goes on in the world.