It is commonly accepted that television has a significant impact on our lives. Some people hold the opinion that governments should impose restrictions on TV programs and films shown in it, while others are against this idea and deem this rule to be the violation of viewers’ rights.
The last few years have seen an increase in violence in movies. Action movies seem to get more ‘exciting’ than the previous movies each year, and therefore, more violence is shown. Many people complain that violence is influencing our country and its’ youths which causes many youths to fascinate about violence, eventually experience the fascination of violence for themselves and go crazy – go on a killing spree or something similar. Violence in movies does, in some way affect youths and people in society. It affects people’s views of themselves, other people, the world and people’s thoughts on certain things. Beliefs or values and attitudes may be affected by violence in movies.
Besides, the vast majority of adults are less likely to access the internet or to follow daily newspapers. For example, after hard working days, people are most likely to kick back in front of TVs which lets them enjoy entertaining programs shown on TVs as well.
Nevertheless, television has its adverse impacts on the individual, especially on children’s psychology. For instance, children have a strong tendency on learning bad habits, to break rules which create limitations for them. Additionally, we have to take into account that parents do not always have time for spending on their children. As an example, within the time when parents are at work or when they are busy with other stuff, adult films, as well as other kinds of programs, will appeal children which can result in undesirable consequences.
In conclusion, I would like to reiterate that governments should restrict some content of movies and TV programs. However, everything is accessible on the internet today, and it is a lack of social and emotional knowledge to increase crime among youth.