Essay On Television The Worst Invention

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Television is The Worst Invention of Modern Times

People always try to reach higher levels in all spheres in general. Technology has always been one of the most significant fields that people used as a tool to change the future. It is inevitable to mention that television (TV) is one of the most powerful inventions which arouse debates and discussions, even after so many decades from its first transmission. Even though there are claims that television is the worst invention of modern times, I believe that television can be very beneficial, if used properly.

Many think that watching television is a waste of time. There are numerous works that try to convince people about the harms of the television. Many experts argue on this issue, and sometimes they go too far, for example experts from the University of
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Studies show extensive viewing of television violence may cause children to become more aggressive and anxious. Children who watch many hours a week of violent TV may become inured to violence and begin to see the world as a scary and unsafe place (Amal, 2007). However, such an argument ignores the fact that the content of what children watch can play a crucial role here. Dr. Alison Parkes said: “Our work suggests that limiting the amount of time children spend in front of the TV is, in itself, unlikely to improve psychosocial adjustment. In future it will be important to look at the influence of what children watch on TV, and the role of parents watching with their child and discussing content with them, as well as how much children watch.” (Collins, 2013). As we can see, parents play an essential role. If they chose carefully what will their children watch, the benefits of TV can be numerous. For example, childrens can develop social skills, math skills, learn new languages, develop their creativity
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