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why blame comics for societal failure


Comic books are often blamed for societal failure. Comics are the perfect excuse for a child's bad behavior. Comic books are often violent and very influential. Kids these days look for role models and some of the role models they find happen to be in comics. Parents also hate to place blame on themselves for their children acting out. This is why they look towards comics to blame. It seems like no one ever fesses up to any of their mistakes and people look for a reason to cover them up. Comics cannot be continued to cover up or mistakes. We need to start getting our acts together and realize we are the ones who need to take responsibility for our actions. If society is that influenced by comics we definitely have a major problem.

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Bill Svitavsky said…
Do you think that comics have no influence on behavior, or just little compared to that of parents? And what about children without positive parental role models - do they need greater protection from media influences? Do you think this sort of media regulation/ censorship is simply unnecessary, or does it cause problems of its own?

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