… distorts their values, teaches violence and crime and in many cases causes withdrawn and addictive behavior.
It has been found that action cartoons with a high degree of violence were a prime mover in juvenile misconduct and delinquency soon followed. Detractors to the new technology charged that crime and violence were televisions mainstays and children its victims.
A licensed psychologist and certified school psychologist concurs that watching violence or for that matter anything will impact an easily impressionable mind. For example, “Viewing arrogance against fair authority may lead to your kids defying you in real life.” Or “Viewing sex may lead to sex in real life.” Likewise and especially with impudence, hate and foul language. I further contend that any positive behavior can be inserted in place of “violence” with the same chance or likelihood of being a behavior template for the observer of being incorporated into the behavior mechanics and/or coping skills of the observer.