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Unformatted text preview: children that it is okay to become a criminal. Often we let our children watch whatever they want on television. Even cartoons these days could have some kind of violence, which can lead a child to believe or get violence mixed with pleasure. Even shows that depict someone being punished (with violence) that is believed to be a criminal can be just as harmful as a murder movie. When children view this they begin to believe that violence is the way to handle bad people or bad situations. If, as an adult, they have been trained to believe that these types of people should be punished then their mind has been trained to believe that is alright to hit or hurt someone because that person deserves it. References Leland, John. (1995, December 11). Violence, reel to real. Newsweek , 126 , 24....
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- Spring '09