Negligence

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  • Topic: Boarding school, Meaning of life, Mass media
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  • Published : December 19, 2012
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Nowadays, the social problems among teenagers have deteriorated especially in this era of science and technology. It is not a rare thing to read and hear about the social problems that had happened and the worst is that the total of the problems are not small in number. Even though parents play a crucial part in our lives, I don’t believe that parental negligence is the main cause of the social problems among youngsters. Therefore, I strongly disagree with the statement which implies that the main reason for the social problems nowadays is from the parental negligence. Firstly, teenagers spent most of their time with peers and they rarely have much time with their parents. This is because most of the teenagers had received the best education from their parents and some of them are studying in the boarding schools. Students who live in the boarding school are spending lesser time with their families and almost 90% of their life is influenced by their friends. They only come home once a month and during school holidays. Plenty of activities that were held in school and their lifestyle have made their relationship with friends tighter. They share every hint of happiness and unhappiness with each other. Other than that, mass media has a great influence towards the youth. They see many things and learn them from the media and unfortunately it is including the unhealthy things. There is no one that can control them. As they can easily get the Internet connection at anytime in any places, this enables them to gain access to a wealth of information with just a click of the mouse. Information from various fields is not only easily obtainable but most of it is also free of charge. The magazines and the radio are such a source of their entertainment and this shows how it is true that parents have little effect on youngsters. Apart from that, the younger generation is actually has been given an option. They can control themselves from being involved in the social problems...
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