Moral Decay

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What causes moral decline among teenagers besides parents?
i'm taking part in a debate and i have to disagree that "parents' negligence is the cause of moral decline among teenagers".....can anyone pls help me with dis.... 5 years ago Report Abuse

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If you hold the parent's 100% responsable for raising the children then yes you are correct. But society in general has eroded a lot lately. And yes the media and pop culture has glorified celebrities who drink and drive, go to prison and openly do cocaine. So you may want to factor that in as well. But yes it is the parents job to explain this to their kids, and some are not. So the kids are just doing what they see. 5 years ago Report Abuse

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Purple Moogle
It's basically other parents. It's all well and good raising your own kids to be morally productive members of society, but if other parents don't do the same and their kids turn out to be immoral sociopaths then it's not going to help your kids lives if they end up mixing with them in school, etc.

The only way you can avoid the moral decline is to live in an area that is known for its higher standards unfortunately. 5 years ago Report Abuse
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iouaname...
I would say that the media causes some moral decline. Sex and violence are now so common place on TV where 30 years ago they weren't. 5 years ago Report Abuse
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Raven
their own actions...and other teenagers...
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peanut
a big part of our morality has to do with the world around us. the whole, "nature vs nurture" comes into effect here. Whether or not the nurture of our parents can outdo our surroundings and vice versa. a BIG...
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