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Lauren.Waggoner
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strikepose821
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Should Reality Shows be Banned?

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Lauren.Waggoner
Voting Style: Open Point System: 7 Point
Started: 7/12/2012 Category: Miscellaneous
Updated: 4 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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Lauren.Waggoner

Con

Realty shows should not be banned because it helps society understand what goes on in other peoples lives. (eC) It gives society a better of understanding of what teens are doing and helps parents develop a better understanding. (S)
strikepose821

Pro

Reality shows should be banned due to society seeing what goes on in other peoples lives. (ec) society does not need to see what happens in other peoples lives because it can alter there mindset. (s) These shows influence society to think that everything that happens is real life and convinces them to do the same as the do. (s)
Debate Round No. 1
Lauren.Waggoner

Con

If you feel that reality shows influence society to act as they see people than what makes you believe that they wouldn't act like a serial killer when viewing a horror film? Television shows are are entertainment purposes and strictly to entertain the individual watching. Younger generations do not have to watch these shows and can monitored.
strikepose821

Pro

Younger generations have so much access to view these shows.(q) whether itd be on the computer, iphone, ipad or t.v.(s) If these teens want to see these shows they will regardless of what there parents or anyone else says.(ri)
Debate Round No. 2
Lauren.Waggoner

Con

Television companies have parental access to block specific television shows to their liking. (i) Besides the fact with what can or cannot be blocked, there are other reality shows that are not only teens acting wild. (ec) There are shows like survivor that teach younger kids how to act if ever lost in the wild. (i) There are also reality shows that are geared more for parents. (i)
strikepose821

Pro

They can not block access on ipads, iphones nd computers.(s) Survivor has nudity and cursing. (s) these shows show that sex is okay and drugs are not bad and that life is all about partying.(ec) when in all reality life is difficult an partying will not get you anywhere.(re)
Debate Round No. 3
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Vote Placed by angrymen 4 years ago
angrymen
Lauren.Waggonerstrikepose821Tied
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Reasons for voting decision: Pro did not fulfill her BOP. Just because you disagree with the show does not mean it should be banned. Con showed that if parents don't want their kids to see it, they can block it.