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Society must be aware that the portrayal of violence has found its way into almost every possible aspect of visual entertainment, including television, in the American society. By these youngsters repeatedly being exposed to violence, and taught that violence reaps benefits, a direct link is formed between violent content and a child�s behavior. The truth is, children today witness violence even when watching cartoons which are presumed to be safe. The process of children becoming the criminals of tomorrow due to the content of television shows must be halted at once.
Children spend numerous hours in front of the television set; therefore, they tend to grow numb to the brutality in front of their eyes. For example, a child may be initially disgusted by a murder scene, but if he/she watches it numerous times, the blood no longer triggers gasps and the agony that the victim experiences no longer ignites sorrow from the young viewer. In fact, according to the American Psychological Association, �[c]hildren who watch a lot of TV are [�] less bothered by viol…
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