This shows that the dating shows were designed to strike the audience with controversial moral values such as “materialism, narcissism and discrimination against the poor among China’s younger generations” (Wang, 2016), so that they can make profits from commercial sponsors. Since the television shows make influences on people, their values conveyed in the programs also impact social morality. If the directors of television shows only focus on the entertaining functions of television programs to make profits, the public’s morality will have danger to be lowered
Even though, they may try to look confident in front of the bullies, on the inside they are really hurting. As states by the Forbes website, being depressed can affect a child’s self-esteem and victims don’t see any hope in their life. (How do bullies lower self-esteem?
Photoshop is shaping an outrageously perfect standard that people strive to reach. This computer program is taking away from all natural beauty and making people do extremely damaging things to themselves to reach that “perfect waist line.” Why must Hollywood create such irrational goals for people to achieve? Even some celebrities say that they would rather not have their photos touched up. When teens look at these amazing pictures of other famous teens their self-esteem lowers, and with hormones running wild this can take a negative toll on a teen's confidence. Society needs to see that natural and inner beauty is more important than flawless skin, but photoshop is corrupting the minds of society to believe otherwise.
Iago’s form of manipulation is commonplace in today’s society. Everybody wants personal success, and to get there some people cheat their way to the top by manipulating people at their moments of emotional weakness. Iago knows that since Othello is so unsuspecting, he could to lead him "by th’ nose," making Othello believe that his wife is having an affair with Cassio (I.iii.444). Automatically when we hear something bad, it is hard to fight the urge to not listen and be swept by our
George compares competition to the dark ages by saying “If I tried to get away with it, then other people'd get away with it—and pretty soon we’d be right back to the dark ages again, with everybody competing against everybody else. You wouldn’t like that, would you?” Hazel responds negatively. This revulsion against competition may be the driving force of the everlasting dormancy in this society. Competition has always been what drives people to improve on themselves, and in turn improve the life of others. Eliminating competition isn't making everybody equal, it is force-feeding false equality at the cost of
Many famous people now a days can’t walk a few steps without being bombarded by the media. Everything celebrities say or do is noted by the media and usually gets leaked to the public very quickly. In comparison to the time and media of the 70’s, in today’s world we are able to pretty much get any information on almost anyone at any given time. The levels of privacy have gone down due to the media engagement and the advancement of technology. The activeness of today’s media can be similar to that of the five thief’s trying to place recording devices in the Democratic Party’s headquarters.
“Stereotypes have created a distortion of how every individual should be.” Taken from Jorge Robles essay, he has said it better than I could ever have. Stereotypes is harmful to our society, because it creates a negative environment and it makes people think less of themselves. Most stereotypes are negative. These negative comments effect everyone, especially teenagers. In the article, “The Effects of Stereotyping Teenagers” it states, “A teen might have the skills and talents to pursue a college degree in art or play collegiate sports, but never follow her dreams because she is stereotyped.
Nowadays, a glance at a digitally enhanced magazine can brainwash teens of this era into getting cosmetic surgery. Why in the world do magazines put forth altered images as a standard of beauty? The teens who see these images often already battle self-confidence issues and these furthermore sustain the issue. They believe looking like a fake image is the only way to look beautiful, which says adverse things about the messages put out by media. This generation really is “waxed” supported along the lines of Koenigs saying, “It’s not the natural desire to look beautiful, but the unnatural standards of beauty that uniquely affect my generation.” (Koenigs) It has come to the point that so many of the so-called “beautiful” people in the world aren’t even natural.
Selfishness (Ayn Rand’s opinion and whether or not I agree.) The motives behind selfishness are simple really: to further yourself through your own ambitions without consideration for others. It is often said that selfishness can ruin the best of people. Athletes who are said to be selfish are considered a burden on the team, no matter the benefits they may be able to provide. Children are said to be selfish because they are concerned for their well being first and foremost.
Moreover, ordinary people rather than celebrities are the ones getting the spotlight. With the increasing amount of reality TV shows, serious problems have made their appearance unto the “real” world. These kinds of shows have been affecting the society in a way that could be an adverse effect especially for teenagers. Although reality TV shows are now a colossal part of the media and its culture, they work as negative factors in a society and watching them should be discouraged, for the common themes of the show are highly aggressive, provide inappropriate education, and its extent of creating racial stereotypes has become stronger. Despite its negative effects, reality television show can be positively influential for its participants as well as young
Particularly, the negative images promoted by the media raise concerns regarding the degree to which media should be subjected to censorship . The use of profanity, violence, and negative imagery in all forms of popular media has become commonplace in today’s society. Such nonchalant promotion of said images in public media has negatively impacted the minds of people, and this carelessness could be linked to an increase in self-destructive behavior and violence. Consequently, there should be a stronger censorship of detrimental imagery in today’s media because the ideals expressed in the popular media influence audiences to make irresponsible choices, and millions of young people are influenced by the media of today’s society. First, a stronger media censorship should be adopted because the ideals found in media are embedded in the listener’s and/or viewer’s mind, which results in them making irresponsible and negligent choices.
Still, it appears to be clear to me that today 's Americans commit additional time, cash and vitality in quest for insignificant popular culture than any time in recent memory. Whole TV stations are dedicated to one of my most loved inconsistent expressions, diversion news. A word from a talk show host can and inspires a large number of individuals to purchase a book that the greater part of them presumably will never read. Genuine magazines battle to discover new perusers, however magazines gave to the lives of motion picture stars make their owners rich, if not well known. Furthermore, obviously, there is this business of what makes an American Idol.
Pathos or emotion, when he is trying to get his audience to realize that with all the shortcuts that can so easily be taken with online education America will eventually become ignorant in the long run if it continues. By expressing this Spring is trying to scare people into changing their ways for the better future. For ethos or appealing to the ethics of people, he uses the example of cheating as a moral. This is a rule of society that many people break, none of which would ever willingly admit to it but everyone knows it is wrong. Spring points out how cheating is so effortless with online learning and how the temptation is always there.