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Medialike instrumentswork from the outside inIf you practise the craft of writingyou begin to think and perceive differentlyIf you run for twenty minutes walk a dayyour psyche is subtly transformedIf you work in an executive officeyou tend to speak and act like an executiveAnd how about if you watch six hours of television on the average each day The television is a molder of the souls geographyIt builds incrementally a psychic structure of perceivingIt does so in nearly the same way that school lessons slowlyover yearstutor the unformed mindBut instead of turning us into independent thinkers capable of forming different ideastelevisions might tutor the mindsoul and heart in a way that leads to homogeneitywhich is to say the differences among culures are diminshedThe varieties of the means televisions take to do so are infintebut two may be roughly seen To get a full appreciation of this pointwe must observe that incontestably the dominating language appearing in most television programs is EnglishTruethis is definitely of great help in the acculturation taking place over great distances in parts of the world physically remote from one another so that societies take on similarities not shared by the people of these regions Unfortunatelyhowever too much emphasis on this notion takes it to extremes-homogenization Factuallyas we all knowlanguages which evolved in close relation to the cultures mirror and reflect how people perceived things around them and how the immediate environment influenced and so forthNow there are hundreds of languages existing each of which is unique in representing a certain cultureNevertheless lets get down to whats happening on televisions and as a specific example we know that children in different cultures are developing their abilities of language with too much exposure to the same language-EnglishThe bombardment of English news and movies exerts the uniform grammars and phrases and until bit by bit the identical way of sensing the world on tens of thousands of children who otherwise would have
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