persuasion paper

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Carl Crittenden March 25, 2007 MW 11 Persuasion paper (Nintendo Wii over the competition) Parents now need to look to the future when finding a hobby for adolescents. The interests of children have come a long way since the days of green plastic army men. Now, with the evolution of toys merging with the technology age, video games have taken over. The video gaming console also goes through major changes every five years, creating better games. The video game era started with a game called Pong, involving a ball and two blocks dueling, similar to ping pong. Now, it has come so far that it looks as if you could be controlling real human beings on the screen, such as a quarterback in a football game. Unfortunately, no one is actually ordering around a real person. The video game is only a fantasy. If a child really wants to watch professional football he should just view it on television. If the child wants to make a difference on the field, he should join a team for his age group. Everyone falls for the best looking video game, but instead of it being “just a game,” children are going to start replacing actual sports with video games, instead of what video games should actually be replacing, such as action figures and board games. Laziness has become the biggest problem with video games in this
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This essay was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course EN 01012 taught by Professor Carey during the Spring '07 term at BC.

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