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Maia Arroyo-Roppo Professor McCormack English 120 February 13 2008 My View of the Effects of Violence Violence in the media has long been debated about, whether or not it directly influences the children of society or if it actually is a helpful tool, and a process of growing up. This same topic is argued for and against by two authors. While both have valid justifications for their point of view, I agree with the author of the essay “Violent Media Is Good For Kids” Gerald Jones, as opposed to Gregg Easterbrook’s essay “Watch and Learn”. I will start off by explaining why I do not side with Easterbrook’s essay in that I do not agree that all violence should be banned. Easterbrook goes as far to say that the porn industry is “morally superior to the movie industry.” His essay is claimed to defend the fact that violence has a negative influence on children. I hardly see where this statement has any relevance and find it completely inappropriate, as we would not show our children pornography just because there is no violence. I believe that Easterbrook contradicts himself by including the quote from Leonard Eron
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