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80 SOCIETIES SCAPEGOATYouth crimes are on a continual rise It seemsthat everyday violent offenders keep getting youngerand more aggressive We turn on the news only to hearthat a ten year old muggedshotstabbedbeat or blewup one of his peers With crimes on the riseinvolving children people begin to look for a cause Society when looking for a scapegoat becomes worsethan a blood thirsty lynch mob at a witch trial Usually the most obvious source of violence within ahome is the television However in most cases it isnot the true cause With the TV in the forefront ofvirtually every home in the civilized world its nowonder that its the easiest target for criticism Its elementary to blame the tube for a childsbehavior its a quick and easily identified source ofviolence within a youths confined world The TV manytimes is identified as the cause of aggressive acts toavoid dealing with other underlying issues Societytoday has an entire array of different afflictionsthat plague us from day to day The television is ofvery little significance alongside the landfill oftroubles that influence children today Besidestrying to get networks to cut out violence andaggression entirely would be like trying to get JesusChrist to write a top ten list of reasons whyChristianity sucks Its not going to happen TV is not the reason that our youth courts arefilled to capacity with court dockets so hideous youwould swear that you were looking at the start of theapocalypse Television programs are not the reasonfor the apparent increase in adolescent crime If youfind yourself picking up your kids from the policestation all the time its not the TVs fault There are no significant consequences for youth crimein our justice system Maybe we should impose stifferpenalties on violent offenders instead of morecensorship on TV Kids would not have such a tendencyto mug beat strangle or shoot their peers if therewere tougher consequences for doing so The Japanese
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