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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Watching Television

The Advantages and Disadvantages of Watching Television

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Published by: eerin_93 on May 21, 2010
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The Advantages and Disadvantages of Watching Television

In this modern era, television has become our necessity. Every family tends to have one or more television sets at home. Television channels us with all sorts of information that are useful for our lives. The rationale of watching television is that it can help consumers to make choices on which product to buy. Television has become one of the main advertising agents and many manufacturers cannot do away with it. They advertise their products through television. The information contained in the advertisements enable us as consumers to make comparisons. In this manner, we can buy the products that are most suitable for us. Besides, television can act as a medium to ease stress among workers and students. Television provides us with a wide range of show variety. We can watch slapstick comedies and all sorts of drama genre from all over the world in many kinds of languages. We can also learn other languages as it is quite usual for viewers like us to pick up the languages from watching the melodramas. Watching television also can unite all family members as we all watch and gather in front of the television. It can strengthen the family’s members closer to each other. Watching television also can strengthen the unity of the races and fortify the integration among the citizens. We can see that during the footballs festive, all people from all walks of life gather in front of the television to watch football match at the restaurants. They will enjoy and cheer together whenever their favourite’s teams score goals. There is nothing entirely perfect. Advantages must be accompanied by disadvantages. Sometimes, television broadcasters, they do not take into account about the sense of violence and cruelty that present in their movies or dramas they have broadcasted. This type of movies will affect and then stir the minds of the youngsters to attempt or realize the violent or cruel actions they have watched. The exceeded time of watching television will cause youngsters especially students indulge themselves watching their favourite movies or dramas and become addicted to it. If this situations are to be severed or protracted, our valued young generation will drift away and waste their precious moments in life where they actually should be studying and revising instead of watching television.

The pros and cons of watching television are visible to us and we should use our brain endowed by God to choose which is the best for us. The choice is in our hands.

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