Persuasive Essay On Positive Role Models

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Role models are people that other people look up to as an example and to be imitated. Unfortunately, a role model doesn't have a to be an intelligent, mature, kind, or good person. With the recent Logan Paul controversy this is clear. He seems to have hundreds of thousands of fans who look up to him despite his immaturity and poor decisions. That's not a good thing! His influence over these fans could have a very negative impact on how they think and behave in this world. A rise of positive role models is so important to help counteract what these negative role models are teaching and encouraging.

Beautiful woman working late at night in office surfing the web and reading a post on social network with laptop computer. The girl looks at the
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This would be the optimal way to help kids understand what is right and wrong online, but not all parents have the time, ability, or the willingness to monitor what their kids are watching.

Even smart kids can be swayed by the wrong person. Someone who is popular and followed by many people can make something horrible seem funny or okay - or they can say something in ignorance that has a huge impact on a kid watching.

If it's a popular and convincing person, even the smartest kid can be swayed into thinking or doing something that is completely out of line with with what they think is right.
Websites Should Be Cracking Down On Negative Role Models

There are some that argue that the responsibility shouldn't just fall on the parent's shoulders. Websites like YouTube shouldn't be allowing the ignorant and disrespectful videos and other content online, but they are.

On the Logan Paul video:

And for parents — note, this got past safety filters and had no age settings. It’s time for @YouTube to take responsibility here too. And where are our regulators? #BanLoganPaul

— Kathleen O'Grady (@kathleenogrady) January 2,
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