Critique on Do Video Games Kill? This article “Do Video Games Kill” by Karen Sternheimer addresses the wide spread idea; video games are the cause for “young killers” (210). Sternheimer believes concern for the influence video games may have on youth is spiraling out of control. She put most of the blame for this out of control concern on the media. She also writes some about politicians and the Juvenile Justice system.
Argument: For Jeff Jacoby, writer of “A Desensitized Society Drenched in Sleaze,” violent entertainment indirectly causes real life violence. He states that even with his highly religious and disciplined background he was “jaded” from exposure to violent TV. he thinks that if he can be desensitized, then anyone can be desensitized. With that thought, Jacoby may have a valid point. If exposed to violent TV for an extended amount of time, it may be able to desensitize anyone, especially if they come from an already broken home or bad neighborhood.
Thesis: Throughout history and into the present, serial killers have terrorized and preyed on innocent people. Should movies be blamed? Or how about violent video games which many young children encounter? Or the fact of being mentally ill can cause individuals to do outrageous actions. Point #1: Mental Illness (Individuals need to be born with an incentive which affects them to do actions as to kill).
Rhetorical Analysis of John Leo’s article, “When Life Imitates Video” Throughout his article, John aims to convince his audiences that violence in gaming has an adverse effect, rippling through children and jeopardizing their well-being. From the beginning, he utilizes vivid imagery to portray horrifying scenes into the Colorado massacre. Along with a chilling description, he indicates that two shooters indulge in the simulated killings which desensitize themselves to actual violence. His purpose is to demonstrate greater correlations between playing murder games and aggressive actions. To further strengthen his insight, he cites Los Angeles Times that address their aggressive behaviors by imitating murder-violence modeled on the game.
Weapons would fall under is one of the leading subjects where there are many misconceptions. This is caused by people having several different viewpoints and different ideas on what on what falls under the second amendment and what should be narrowed down in the second amendment. One of the most divisive areas that gun control changes the amount of violent crimes in America. The national rifle association and the gun control activists are now in a series of court cases trying to defend their sides of the gun control debate. The media is spreading a lot of false persuasions for gun which makes this subject so diverse and so argumentum.
Sure, guns fire out bullets that can injure and possibly kill others, but who makes the guns fire? The people who pull the trigger do. What the people of the U.S. need to is to stop focusing on stricter gun control laws and focus on the topic on hand. Mass murderers such as James Holmes of the Aurora shooting and Seung-Hui Cho, who committed the Virginia Tech massacre in 2007, have mental illnesses. Funding should be given to research of how to cure mental illnesses that lead to destruction.
The award winning documentary investigates Michael Moore’s suggestion for the reason behind the Columbine Massacre and other violent events in the US due to the gun policy. He does this with manipulating the media and blaming the news for the fear of Americans. Michael blows the concept of Americans living in fear out of the water. He shows his
The audience target is the general public who are concern with methods that can prevent or reduce the number of child abuse crimes. The main purpose of this article is to try to find ways to track and find those who could be possible offenders. This article has very important information that will help us understand individuals who consume child pornography. These results will assist in planning treatment for those who suffered from this disease as well as help authorities organized their strategies to combat these offenses. References Eisner, M.. (2007).
Should citizens be allowed to carry? Are the weapons themselves truly dangerous or is it the person wielding it? These questions and a slew of others have been pondered by both sides of this ongoing controversial debate but to no avail neither side has mutually agreed on answer to those questions or solutions to the issue itself. With steady increases in horrific mass murders such as the most recent Sandy Hook and the Denver Movie Theater shootings gun control has once again been thrown into public eye and with them becoming more frequent a solution to prevent such tragedies is demanded by the American people. But how can we accomplish such a feat?
This massacre has provoked much debate into the issues of gun control and availability of firearms in the United States, as well as high school cliques, bullying and the role of violent movies and video games in American society. What has made so many teenagers turn to violence to