Summary Of The Danger Of Internet By Parrikh Rahul

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Parikh Rahul begins his essay by explaining why he thinks dangers for teens online are exaggerated. Parikh Rahul believes, the internet is a place that helps kids mature, “providing them a platform for self-expression, connecting with others, and social and political activism.” He explains that kids, who are on the internet, connect with people they know, rather than total stranger. Rahul is a physician who works with kids, teens and adolescent. His opinion on this article is important because he spend most of his time with teenagers and children. Even though his data might be misleading because he is basing most of his article after static as well, I believe that his import on this story is a necessity because not only does he work with kids; he’s also a parent as well. The problem Parikh Rahul identifying, is the overreaction of teen’s danger online. He states that parents are too caught up with the danger of the internet; they drive themselves insane, trying to protect their kids. He wants parents to know, most kids don’t spend their time on the internet, talking to Stanger, sending nude picture, or sexing. Some kids join…show more content…
There are a lot of things kids do on the internet other than inappropriate things. He reconciled that according to the M.C Author foundation, kids who go on the internet “gravitated to topics related to sports, religion, school and other local activities in their lives.” (Going online is actually good.) They don’t go on the internet only to meet potentials love interest. He continues his reason with why the internet isn’t such a corrupt place, by bashing stereotype, which said kids waste their time on the internet. In wrote that when the professor at the M.C Author foundation interview kids, they realize that kids were finding “new ways to express themselves and pioneering new rules of social behavior through blogging, movie making and
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