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Unformatted text preview: displaying large amounts of violence more and more as time goes by. With the ongoing promotions for shoot em up video games and movies and tv shows that depict large amounts of killing or destruction increasing everyday its hard for teenagers and children to escape it all. Even with parents monitoring the childrens viewing or playing theres nothing keeping them from seeing ads on the street or playing/watching these games/movies at friends houses. Teenagers and children are growing up thinking that all this violence isnt as bad as it really is and driving them to find out whats so great about it. I think for some teenagers they see that the characters get a rush from committing violent acts and they too want to experience this rush. As Bok says in her essay, media violence is desensitizing and promoting violence to society today....
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- Spring '08