Argumentative Essay - 7

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Argumentative Essay

In today's society people are told exactly what to do from how they should look to what they should drive. It is nearly impossible for one to avoid this media propaganda in day-to-day life. Everyday that we wake up, and go to work or school, media and corporate advertisements become part of our daily life. It has become a constant influence and "brainwashing" in our life. We have become addicts to this media driven world and our side effect is depression for people that can no longer think for them-selves and have become lost. With all that being said the real target to this propaganda is young adults and teenagers. With in all the propaganda celebrities are used to sell products from different corporations. Celebrities also use their influence on young people with out even knowing. Celebrities are the role models of many, especially younger aged people. They are idolized and copied. Their actions have some of the biggest influences on our generation, mostly because of the hype created by the media. Their actions are constantly being talked about in the media, and to society's growing youth, this has caused a great problem. They do outrageous things and are often involved in scandals. Their lifestyles themselves are often one big scandal. They are thought of as god-like, so what they do must not be wrong. They are famous, so they are always right; they have to be. This is the perception of American citizens. They think it is okay to imitate celebrities from what they wear to the lives they live, because they are of higher class. They are the role models, even though they are corrupting the morals of people. Especially now with programs such as MTV, celebrities are being exposed everyday, and these innocent children and teens are being forced images and guidelines to follow in order to be like their favorite celebrity. This is a danger to society. It changes and corrupts everyone's morals. A teenager's image is the most...
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