The television has become such an integral part of homes in the modern world that it is hard to imagine life without television. It provides entertainment to people of all ages especially children. On a typical day, they spend on average of 5. TV is the number one after-school activity for 6 to 17 year old. Although television is loved by children and has helped them a lot, it has influenced them in a negative way.
Winn says television will lead to the addiction of it because it becomes part of your life, and soon the real world is too boring to live in all the time. Winn also says that with television pleasures available and other experiences seem less attractive. Television has been relieving the stress and concerns of real life for decades. Many people turn to television for comfort and alleviation at the end of the day. Overtime, this dependency for relief becomes an addiction.
Do you want to ruin your child by putting them in front of the television? Television is a negative influence on kids and therefore TV watching must be limited. The students were assigned the task of writing a persuasive letter.
Think for a moment; how many times in the past week have you checked your cellphone? How many cumulative hours of television have you watched? Or even, how long have you spent playing a game of some sort, instead of focusing on the work that you should be doing? Media is everywhere. It distracts us and pulls us away from the things we were doing, making it incredibly difficult to focus on even simple tasks.