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Banning violent cartoons Legalization violent cartoons
Debate Score:167
Arguments:77
Total Votes:225
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Violent cartoons

The issue asked should violent cartoons be banned and what kind of cartoons should be consider as a violent. Moreover, why nowadays violent cartoon so popular and what measures should be taken to change this situation.

Banning violent cartoons

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Legalization violent cartoons

Side Score: 111
2 points

Need to know: what the child sees and hears from the first years of life, and just makes his character and views.

Sometimes just the characters of animated films, not the parents, grandparents and tell the first kid on the submission of good and evil, about what is good and what is bad.

Just by comparing themselves with their favorite characters a child learns to cope with their fears and difficulties, respect for others. Therefore, as we may be easily treated to a "children's movies," cartoon is - a serious means of educating the child.

Side: Banning violent cartoons
Darkb456(94) Disputed
3 points

That's exactly why we shouldn't ban them, you can't teach a child that murder is wrong unless you teach them what murder is first

Side: Legalization violent cartoons
1 point

I think that violent cartoons damaged the fragile psyche of children because when they see violence on the TV they think that it is normal and in future they may become an maniac or crime man.

Side: Banning violent cartoons
chatturgha(1630) Disputed
3 points

I think that violent cartoons damaged the fragile psyche of children because when they see violence on the TV they think that it is normal and in future they may become an maniac or crime man.

I think that violent cartoons help the young psyches of children because when they see violence on TV they think that it is terrible and in the future they may become a soldier or doctor so people don't get hurt.

Side: Legalization violent cartoons
1 point

It is really important. I think violent cartoons are like "happy three friends" or Simpsons etc.

Side: Banning violent cartoons
chatturgha(1630) Disputed
1 point

The Simpsons is rated TV-14.

If a parent is letting their child younger then 14 watch The Simpsons, it's the parent's fault.

Side: Legalization violent cartoons
ricedaragh(2497) Disputed
1 point

How is the Simpsons violent? ,

Side: Legalization violent cartoons
1 point

Nowadays ALL cartoons have violence! For instance, megamind! Where the main villain of the very severely abused

Side: Banning violent cartoons
1 point

We should teach new generation in atmospere of kindness and honest... If we have such cartoons how can we make our children normally?

Side: Banning violent cartoons
chatturgha(1630) Disputed
4 points

Closing off children to violence is not going to stave off violence. They need to know about violence so that they have the desire to prevent violence when they grow up.

Side: Legalization violent cartoons
1 point

We should make next generation with out any violence to make this world better...

Side: Banning violent cartoons
ricedaragh(2497) Disputed
1 point

How exactly do you intend on doing that? Violence didn't start with cartoons.

Side: Legalization violent cartoons
1 point

The violence doesn't make children stronger! Anyway violence forces children to kill their fellow beings and provokes them to the aggression against the world. In turn, this can lead to serious mental disorders, which will subsequently be treated with medicines.

Side: Banning violent cartoons
chatturgha(1630) Disputed
2 points

Anyway violence forces children to kill their fellow beings and provokes them to the aggression against the world.

Violence in cartoons doesn't kill people. People kill people.

Side: Legalization violent cartoons
churchmouse(328) Disputed
1 point

And people get ideas from where?

Would you let your child hang around a drug dealer?

Nothing unfluences anything eh?

Side: Banning violent cartoons
ricedaragh(2497) Disputed
1 point

The violence doesn't make children stronger! Anyway violence forces children to kill their fellow beings and provokes them to the aggression against the world.

Did human on human violence start with cartoons?

If your point was valid, all children that witness violence would themselves be violent, this is not the case.

In turn, this can lead to serious mental disorders, which will subsequently be treated with medicines.

Wild and incorrect assumption.

Side: Legalization violent cartoons
1 point

We need not adjust the child under this world and change it. And it must begin with children. If we educate them sane and humane means, and the future world would be humane.

Side: Banning violent cartoons
chatturgha(1630) Disputed
3 points

Are you kidding me? You can't stop violence in the present without people knowing in the present what violence is. You're talking as if children's cartoons literally tell children to go out, pick up their daddy's gun and start pulling the trigger at random.

They don't!

They tell children who's the bad guy and who's the good and what the good guy does to stop the bad guy from hurting people.

Side: Legalization violent cartoons
1 point

I Do agree that violent cartoons should be forbidden to be shown on TV and Internet. In young age children are really sensitive and during their childhood they are beginning to understand and investigate eveything that surrounds them. If they watch these vilonet cartoons which even dont have any sense, their view of this world will develop upon the scenes which are shown on tv.

P.S. : Megamind isn't actually a violent animation movie. It has an idea of that evil is always defited by good side. :) I was talking about cartoons on cartoonnetwork and nickelodeon channels.

Side: Banning violent cartoons
1 point

Anyway, people, do you think that violance cartoon make children more preparable to the our world? Sometimes this cartoon hasn't got any meaning. It is only some bloody pictures which going on the TV without any logic. Of course, some of the nowadays cartoon is nessesary but in most cases it is only entertainment.

For instace, do you know about deep meaning if the cartoon Spanch Bob? All of the main characters in this cartoon impersonate seven human sins. And a lot of children nowadays copy the behaviour of this charachter... Do you think that it is good?

Side: Banning violent cartoons
2 points

May be you are right... I remember about some hidden facts about cartoons at the CartoonNetWork... Hmm... Your position is somehow right...But not always.

Side: Banning violent cartoons
ricedaragh(2497) Disputed
1 point

For instace, do you know about deep meaning if the cartoon Spanch Bob? All of the main characters in this cartoon impersonate seven human sins. And a lot of children nowadays copy the behaviour of this charachter... Do you think that it is good?

Yea, and if you play "Total eclipse of my heart" backwards, it says kill babies and gays, and not "traeh ym fo espilce latot". The mind control, it's crippling society as we know it, Bonnie Tyler is such an insane baby killer and gay hater. We must ban all fun media now.

Side: Legalization violent cartoons
1 point

Do you remember some articles about hidden signs of masons in the Disney cartoons? I think this cartoons should not be banned,,,but anyway some restriction for little children should exist. A lot of cartoons nowadays destine for adult people.

Side: Banning violent cartoons

I agree, young children are quite open to masonic influence, beware, beware.

Side: Banning violent cartoons
1 point

I would have said, they can not show the children. I also think that the old Soviet cartoons far more interesting and more useful than a lot of modern ones. I even occasionally do not allow my sister to watch cartoons on TNT, in my opinion, this is not normal when children are watching and are perceived as the norm, it is possible to beat the other, make fun of them, etc.

Side: Banning violent cartoons
1 point

People are different and children too. A cartoon channel still mainly for children and a certificate from the doctor to view does not ask (that's me on particularly susceptible). Cruel cartoons should show separately from the others and how movies and up to 18 children from hiding. But then there's the question who should be considered in children. In the West today, older - just older - say after 21 years, and in Italy, for example, children's tickets are sold on the railroad 25 years. Not only students, but in general all of 25 years, and foreigners as well. And in the 19th century, and especially among the peasants before the 7-year-old child was considered quite a grown and independent - that is, he was already beginning to work and not always at home.

Side: Banning violent cartoons
1 point

In fact, parents should monitor viewing cartoons. Buying a Child CD, they must know what it cartoons, and, preferably, should themselves see the disk or read a review on the Internet. But many parents just do it once. So they bought a bunch of drives indiscriminately, put child in front of the TV and everything. What child would not teshilos, but would not hang. We once were young often watched cartoons with her parents, and was an excellent nurse vidak: while we were watching "Disney's" mother could take care of business. As for the new animated movies, they are sorrowful. Those who are drawn just for kids, amazing graphics ugliness and stupidity of subjects.

Side: Banning violent cartoons
1 point

The main thing in the movie - the characters do not behave violently, not fighting. After watching this film aggressiveness in children is increased. For example, a child's play host character: toys he beating up each other, shouting loudly. A kid can start torturing pets or aggressive behavior with other children.

Side: Banning violent cartoons
1 point

After such cartoons as "Happy Three Friend" I have no question ask to why a growing number of violent crimes involving children. Come up with them in order to grow a generation of stupid violent perverted degenerates. In my opinion this is a war against the people. We were simply destroyed, but not materially, but morally.

Side: Banning violent cartoons
1 point

The essence of each of a series of animated series "Happy Tree Friends" is detailed and naturalistic demonstration of an extremely cruel and violent death (immediate or terrible painful, extended in time) one or more small animals - the heroes of this cartoon. The mere use of images of defenseless little animals creators of the television series as cartoon characters, "adult" is an indication of their low artistic and intellectual level, not to mention a sense of personal responsibility and morality. However, children have the very use of these images is a powerful incentive emotional identification with them, which can cause not only of pity and terror, but also aggressive fantasy and imitation of the aggressor.

Side: Banning violent cartoons
1 point

It is realized representation of violence (grievous bodily harm) as a norm of behavior in the context of friendly relations: that is, invited to ride on the carousel, to kill brutally everyone. Media periodically report on a large number of facts unmotivated child abuse and juvenile crime, even murder. Such television "role models" and actually "technique of violence" have a suggestive influence on the child and give him a possible means of murder or attempted murder. Measure of awareness and the arbitrariness of such a child, starting with the older pre-school through to adolescence, may be sufficiently reduced, ie child simply repeats seen the algorithm without understanding the consequences for the partner and for yourself. The same is true of modern films, the characters for children are becoming murderers, bandits, "killing machines". The game becomes a reality. Pattern of behavior and antiidealy fixed in the behavior and psychology.

Side: Banning violent cartoons
1 point

American cartoon (in the language of children, cartoon), but with mind seems quite harmless crafts. Often as it seems very stupid crafts and rough, but again not supporting any particular meaning, and, especially, ideological load.

But if you look closely at it carefully, then immediately begin to notice here and there "protruding ears" "American way of life."

Side: Banning violent cartoons
1 point

These cartoons show a normal behavior of an individual seeking to meet their very personal aspirations. As a rule, to the aspirations of individual leadership and superiority over others.

Any superiority?

First of all - the superiority of POWER!

And no matter what type of force superiority. Cash or simply the fact that underage youths represent the phrase "who is who in the face will."

Side: Banning violent cartoons
1 point

Cartoon characters are on the head by falling anvils, punches, absolutely killer strikes various objects, but for some reason, always standing up, after suffering a shock, as if nothing had happened.

Well, unless shown as being very funny severe nausea or pain of the one-time victim.

In this regard, America is very frequent killings of animals young children. These kids beating up with full force hammers, iron things and other heavy objects of their pets, and then are surprised why their beloved cat, flattened into a bloody paste, after such treatment is not leaps and runs happily entertain further.

Side: Banning violent cartoons
1 point

The trouble is that such cartoons fault on the part of suggestive influence is very difficult. As a general rule, any cartoon made ​​by the representative of a particular culture is quite a number of its inherent culture of ideas, positions and attitudes. With American cartoons trouble is that they are openly misanthropic ideas: "Falling push" and "Who" fell "- that" ate "", "All men are bastards" and other "cute" signs

Side: Banning violent cartoons
1 point

i agree with this point, becuse cartoons generally creates for children. As all we know they have very weak psyche. Children are our future, and we can accept that.

Side: Banning violent cartoons
1 point

nowadays there are many violent cartoons.. and our children watch them and negative feelings are remembered in their mind. they do not know anything and can repeat activities which were in the cartoons. I think government should banned such types of cartoons to protect our children from "learning violence"...

Side: Banning violent cartoons
1 point

In my point of view, violent cartoons should be banned. Why?

Firstly, nowadays we can see too much murders and killers which are children, especially teenagers. Violent cartoons show a lot of bad sides of behaviors, show about blood, killings and so on. which also change kid`s or teen`s attitude to life and attitude to people.

Secondly, violent cartoons change children`s character. Because, most of fonder of cartoons copy cartoons characters and imitate them or even more they start to be aggressive because for example parents bother them to watch some episodes, which they even have already watched five times. Children are losing their own special individuals.

Thirdly, children stop in developing as the majority of children live in cartoons world. Children forget about the real life as playing with friends, communicate with people, having another interests, doing some activities, etc.

In addition, children start to play computer games, because appear a lot of games about their favorite cartoon or cartoon character. Then, it would be difficult to distract them from computer monitor.

Side: Banning violent cartoons

http://www.aacap.org/cs/root/facts_for_families/children_and_tv_violence

American children watch an average of fours hours of television daily. Television can be a powerful influence in developing value systems and shaping behavior. Unfortunately, much of today's television programming is violent. Hundreds of studies of the effects of TV violence on children and teenagers have found that children may:

•become "immune" or numb to the horror of violence

•gradually accept violence as a way to solve problems

•imitate the violence they observe on television; and

•identify with certain characters, victims and/or victimizers

Extensive viewing of television violence by children causes greater aggressiveness. Sometimes, watching a single violent program can increase aggressiveness. Children who view shows in which violence is very realistic, frequently repeated or unpunished, are more likely to imitate what they see. Children with emotional, behavioral, learning or impulse control problems may be more easily influenced by TV violence. The impact of TV violence may be immediately evident in the child's behavior or may surface years later. Young people can even be affected when the family atmosphere shows no tendency toward violence.

http://www.deathreference.com/Ce-Da/Children-and-Media-Violence.html

Side: Banning violent cartoons
casper3912(1581) Disputed
1 point

Most of those studies have serious methodolgical flaws, also they are used to extrapolate past what can be reasonably extrapolated from them.

Examining increased aggressiveness towards a blow up toy after children watch a violent TV program doesn't translate to greater aggressiveness towards other people. Examining the numbing effect of repeated exposure to violence on TV doesn't translate to a numbing effect of violence in real life. Etc, etc.

Side: Legalization violent cartoons
1 point

In my opinion for adults violence cartoons it is interesting and we see the other side in these cartoons, we perceive everything that happens is not as a violence and cruelty, but simply as one of the outputs to waste our free time. but children looks such kind of cartoons too, and what about their minds? they simply copy the manners, actions and characters of the main characters and then we wonder why children are so cruel and not brought, because of it! and adults can find another way to waste their time...

Side: Banning violent cartoons
1 point

We should ban violent cartoons, because the major objective of them should be promoting of peace and love not the hate and the violence. There should not be any violent cartoons unless you want to have a next World War. Because two World Wars happened of heinous crimes, which made people angry. Cartoons promoting violence will not lead us to any good peaks. The people should respect and love each other.

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0 points

We should remember that cartoons are for little children and they are growing up. They learning about our life from everything they hear and see. so what do you think they would learn from violent cartoons?! In many today's cartoons fight and aggression are normal thing, and I don't think that after watching this cartoons children would understand that aggression and fight are bad. Today children start watching cartoons since they are 1-2 years old, and mostly little children do not understand what they are talking about in a cartoon because they are speaking too fast for them,they just watch it. They understand only that heroes are fighting and it seems like a normal behavior for people. I don't mean that all cartoons are violent, but today's mostly are. I remember old Disney's or Soviet cartoons and they weren't so violent and by watching them you really could learn something good. Also, many today's cartoons are about NOTHING! For example: The Marvelous Misadventures of Flapjack, Chowder, My Gym Partner's a Monkey etc. and little children start behave like them... Also, after watching this cartoons children are very nervous, they do not want to play games outside, or play with a toys, all they want is to watch TV.

Side: Banning violent cartoons
Berrystar(159) Disputed
1 point

SOME cartoons which contain a lot of violence

e.g. Happy Tree Friends

are not meant for kids to watch but they watch it anyway, complain to the parents who SHOULD be watching the show before Letting their kid watch, and then the parent calls the network and complains, and eventually it's banned from television.

Disney made cartoons about Nazis, Mickey drinking and smoking, and guns. DO YOU WANT YOUR KIDS WATCHING THAT?

Oh, and little children should not be watching Chowder, and My gym partner's a monkey because it's meant for 7 - 15 year old, not them. It's the parent's faulty if the little 1 - 6 year old are watching that, when they should be watching DTE ( Dora the explorer ), The Koala Brothers, Go Diego Go, etc.

MGPAM and Chowder are not ' violent '. If you want to see violence, again go watch Happy Tree Friends, which is a cartoon for 15 - 127 year old.

Not all cartoons are for kids. Take Popeye, MGM, and Tex Avery cartoons, Robot Chicken, Family Guy, Cleveland Show, and The Simpsons. All of those cartoons or cartoon segments in Robot Chicken's case, are for ADULTS!

Not all kids won't want to play with toys or go outside after. When I was little I watched about 30 min - 1 hour of television, then easily played with some play-dough, my stuffed animals, race cars, or went outside and played with my dog Tasha or cat Roger, played ball with dad, called over some friends, or asked my dad or mom to go to the park or zoo or something.

Little Kids should not be watching violent cartoons and adult cartoons. The parents are the fault if they are!

Side: Legalization violent cartoons
Hellno(17758) Banned
6 points

If the cartoon isn't violent then it sucks! They've been violent for a very long time... it is nothing new.

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6 points

Back when I was a youngster I was very fond of Looney Tunes, what with Yosemite Sam and Roadrunner and Marvin the Martian always shooting at or blowing things up, etc. Violence was a part of life in cartoons, and we loved it. It wouldn't have been half so fun without it, and that's all that really matters. Television is a passive activity, anyway. It's not going to incite violence in most viewers, far less so than video games, and the claims that video games incite violence are Bullshit.

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Hellno(17758) Banned
5 points

Agreed, and it wasn't really the violence alone that made it so appealing to children anyway, it was the underdog winning... the roadrunner beating the coyote, the hunter never being able to get the rascally rabbit etc. If Mr Fudd simply blew off the head of the rabbit it wouldn't be as fun.

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ailana(45) Disputed
2 points

In your opinion, if this is not new, it should be??

If it's not even something new, we still have to fix it. I think as you know, children from an early age watching cartoons all, and it is at this age children tend to repeat everything and do it. At first glance it seems that this is only a trifle, but this small little thing can get is whole problem-the problem of aggressiveness of the child and his unruly behavior.

All right, we adults, we understand what is right and what is not, but children are the kind of people who are not yet able to distinguish good from bad, and it is from us, the adult generation, depends on their proper upbringing and their future.

Side: Banning violent cartoons
Darkb456(94) Disputed
2 points

I think your missing the point, an entire generation grew up watching Looney Tunes, and society didn't fall apart, so naturally the conclusion is that there is no sufficient causal link between the 2.

Side: Legalization violent cartoons
1 point

I've been playing video games for a long time, and there have been two ... In ACB, there are some characters who, when they talk, it looks like their mouths ... you really want to feel connected with, but the writing just isn't there for things to be that way. ... Your game should not bring out intense and violent behavior in people.

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1 point

I've been playing video games for a long time, and there have been two ... In ACB, there are some characters who, when they talk, it looks like their mouths ... you really want to feel connected with, but the writing just isn't there for things to be that way. ... Your game should not bring out intense and violent behavior in people.

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3 points

Do not become so naive! It is impossible! We should make children stronger by this cartoons...

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3 points

These are the fairytales. Disease, disorder. If you do not teach children violence, they simply will not survive in our world. They will grow infantile and far from reality.

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2 points

I think that Simpsons is not a violent cartoon... Only stupid but no more... Anyway, I cant say that nowadays there are a lot of violent cartoons

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2 points

We should prepare next generation to the violence of our world...

Side: Legalization violent cartoons

As simple as it gets :)

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Side: Legalization violent cartoons
2 points

There should exist upon this land no form of Censorship or other infringement on the part of the Government on the People of these few States with regards to violence, obscenity, Blasphemy, racism, and all other forms of Speech and Expression.

In other words, I am 100% opposed to the very notion of censoring absolutely anything. If parents don't want their kids watching such shows, then they should exert more power upon their children and their TV watching habits. It is NOT the duty of the government to tell us - especially those of us who have no problem with violence - what we may or mayn't watch!

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2 points

The opposition is so mature; downvote me into submission without arguing with me, why don't ya, eh?

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Hellno(17758) Banned
4 points

LOL! There's a mad down voter on this very important subject, that's for sure. Haha!

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4 points

The aggressor must be young parents who don't know what they're doing. It would make sense. What child doesn't want violence in their cartoons?! They complain about having their rights oppressed WITHOUT their cartoons being taken away!

Also, thank you for upvoting me to mitigate the damage.

Side: Legalization violent cartoons
2 points

I've had the same issue, not that it matters too much, but I've up-voted you anyway.

Side: Legalization violent cartoons

Thank you very much. I'm sure it happens to everyone who's a good debater.

Side: Legalization violent cartoons

Have you seen the terrible excuses for cartoons they have on tv these days? Every one of which is all about loving and caring for each other. When I was a kid none of us wanted to watch that boring crap; we wanted to see exciting cartoons, ones we could cheer to! And I can confidently say that I didn't turn into a sadistic murderer. I don't think kids cartoons should be as violent as some R rated films by any means, but these days people (mainly the government and hypocritical parents that loved this stuff when they were a kid and are now saying it's bad) have turned into soft pussy's. A lot of adults think that banning such material is protecting the children, which in course turns them into -to put it lightly- softies! Someone that can't fend for themselves in the REAL WORLD. In the real world people aren't all about hugs and kisses and making friends; there is resentment, hate and plenty of violence. I don't think kids should be exposed to all of those things at such a young age, but they need to have some knowledge of them.

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Also banning material is censorship - and censorship is SHIT!

Side: Legalization violent cartoons
1 point

It depends on what kind of violent cartoons you are talking about what kind of cartoons are you saying are violent?

Side: Legalization violent cartoons

There's a bit of childish bullkaka going on in this debate, serial downvoting with no dispute, all by the debate moderator. If you can't defend a point I'd advise not trying to argue it with a community of intelligent and highly opinionated people. Also beware that down-voting reduces your own points.

I don't mind being down-voted, especially with a valid dispute, after all it's in the spirit of debate.

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1 point

Well the cartoons suck now, why? NO VIOLENCE! That's how most cartoons got so popular because they had lots of violence, now they think that kids are too stupid and would try that stuff at home! THEY ARE NOT THAT STUPID LIKE YOU THINK!

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Joey from Full House said something important. I don't know exactly what he said but im going to wing it.....Children cannot imitate the violence of cartoons. Im going to say that children, sometimes, cannot imitate the violence of cartoons. What Joey was saying is that a child cannot move a 600 ton boats and let it fall on his/her sibling. Or a little boy who drives a car over his older sister....tho that is possible...Highly unprobable. lol.

Bugz Bunny was violent. Yes, i typed Bugz. No type. I remember i imitated him and it wasn't violent. I would say kinda sexual. I mean, when i was a young kid i had this idea to kiss my older brother on the lips really quicks like how Bugz do it. Is it sexual? Physical. Yes. And i regret it. I think i was about younger than 12.

I say if your child gets violent, close of the television. Violent cartoons have been on television for years. Maybe it is a contributor to children's violence. LETS DO RESEARCH!

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1 point

Since when did anyone became so concern about ciolate cartoons?! thats the last thing anyone should be worry about after so many years of cartoons showing violence during most of their episodes. Stop worring about petty things like "Viloent cartoons" and try to focus more on the real things thats actually affecting the younger generation.

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cartoons have to be there or kids will never learn what it looks like when u get shot so they don't do it

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1 point

When I see Tom dropping an anvil on Jerry or Wily Coyote shooting Roadrunner with a missile, I don't really take that to heart and go shoot up a school. But that's just me. Newsflash uptight, overprotective parents: Animals hitting each other with frying pans and irons is funny.

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1 point

If the parent KNOWS that it is violent, then they should not let the kid watch. Remember parents! ALWAYS watch the show before you let your kids watch and respect the rating. It helps.

List of cartoons that are violent or known for being violent :

Happy Tree Friends

Family Guy

Simpsons

Cleveland Show

Robot Chicken

But all of these are ADULT CARTOONS which you should not be letting a kid watch anyway.

Side: Legalization violent cartoons
1 point

Teaching children how to distinguish between reality and fiction is a far cheaper and more guaranteed alternative to banning entire media. If a child knows the difference between reality and fiction the less likely he is to enact fiction in reality.

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As long as the parents explain to their children that what they see in those violent cartoons is wrong, then I have no problem with it.

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1 point

Speaking of Violent Cartoons... It's been that way for a long while, unless you're saying Tom & Jerry is totally not violent even though it shows the cat & mouse hurting each other with explosives, firearms, and traps (that backfire a lot).

If you worry about kids doing what's in those violent cartoons, you'd mostly have to worry about those youngsters which don't know what's appropriate and what isn't. If a kid sees something they shouldn't be seeing, as long as they know that "it's something they shouldn't be seeing", they should be fine although the times we should stop kids from watching the stuff that's not for their age (like things with sexual content in it). That's probably one of the only times we stop them before they watch it.

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0 points

Modern children's cartoons are less violent now then they ever were, the violence in them is always matched with a moral message or a triumph over an obviously evil adversary.

In juxtaposition older cartoons showed violence as mechanism for amusement or for comedic effect, often with racial, misogynistic or stereotypical overtones, at times overtly.

This sort of argument crops up with every generation and is not limited to cartoons. Music and film have the same sort of criticism, as does printed media.

There's always some retro-thinking pedants wanting to stamp out the fun altogether.

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0 points

Children need violence somewhere in their day to make up for the fact that they aren't apart of a hunter-gatherer society where they are taught to hunt from the day they could hold a bow or chuck a spear.

Stop this 'child worship' and actually let them grow!

We're making our children emotionally weak by sheltering them from the horrible truths of the world! If they don't understand what things in the world are horrible, how will they ever have the want to make the horrible things in the world come to an end when they grow up?

Children do not want to become firefighters and policemen for no reason. They want to become those things because those jobs stop people from being hurt or killed. They wouldn't learn about these things nor have the desire to become these things if they have no idea of what violence is.

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