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ayayanouvet
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finikki
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Television is bad

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Started: 8/21/2014 Category: TV
Updated: 3 years ago Status: Post Voting Period
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ayayanouvet

Con

Television in itself isn't bad, when enjoyed in moderation. TV documentaries have helped to raise awareness of economic and social issues, and local programs provide citizens with access to news about events in the community. Legislation requires educational blocks of children's shows to be aired on public stations. Even national emergency broadcasts alert viewers to any imminent danger. The only problems with TV might be children not spending enough time outside, or watching shows unsupervised.
finikki

Pro

yes, i do agree that TV has some perks but life is meant to be lived, not watched. TV influences our worldview, in almost all aspects, television rarely depicts the world and life accurately. Too much television will result in disillusionment about what to expect from the world around us. This can most commonly be seen in people's expectations of love, romance and sexuality.
Debate Round No. 1
ayayanouvet

Con

Personally I do agree some television shows are made that romanticize violence and drugs. But from looking from another perspective, viewers are in control of which programs they watch, and they have the responsibility to know whether what they're watching is fiction or nonfiction. Although common sense would yield that "life is meant to be lived", people still have the liberty to watch TV. Parents, knowing this, should educate their children on the "real world".. and adults should know better.
finikki

Pro

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Debate Round No. 2
ayayanouvet

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finikki

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