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Movies As A Weapon
Table Of Contents Introduction How do movies attracts us? How they mold youth? Blind Imitation Conclusion Main Target : Youth Age group : 12-25
Haiku “Watch , think , judge and conclude And try not to copy all They are not as simple as they show us all.”
Acrostic poem: M: movies are radioactive elements O: omitting V: visual rays I: influencing E: effecting S: souls and attributes
What are movies? Movies are motion picture . A movie is an electronic signal of moving graphics, pictures, or text used to combine a steady stream of images used for entertainment, education, or other uses. “Movies are the most beautiful fraud in the world.” -jean-luc
Why their main target is youth? Emotional Not mature Next generation Easy to attract Easy to Mold Easy to Distract
If you want to laugh, if you want to be scared, if you want to see action and adventure – there are thousands of movies to pick and watch but motive behind every movie is not to entertain you or not to inspire you. there are many other aims behind the creation of a movie which you have to judge by yourself. Tip!
Molding Us How movies mold the youth according to their devastating aims and target?
Survey According to a survey an average child watches 8000 televised murders and 100000 acts of violence before finishing elementary school. The number becomes double reaching at the age of 18.
Blind Imitation: “Imitation is obviously a great form of flattery.” It can also be a way for some to live out an imaginary life in a conventional world, so they blind imitate what they watch, without thinking that its not that simple.
Example: Smoking: One of the most copied and addictive act spread through movies is smoking. According to a survey, in last few years, rate of smoking in youth increases 40% and the main reason is movies.
Example: WWE is a professional wrestling television program launched in 1999 in the United States , and is now being broadcast in different nations and air times. The WWE shows have very scripted dialogues and outcomes designed for entertainment meaning the winner of the match has already been decided before the match even begins.
Conclusion “I think we still have a long way, to really learn to think.” Control your minds. Boycott negative movies Awareness programs Role of parents Role of teachers Government role
Two sides of a coin: There are always and there always be ‘Two Sides of a Coin’, similarly there are merits and demerits of films. “Select the positive side”