Television is undoubtedly one of the most powerful means of communication in the history of the humankind. Television with its wide availability and rich media with image and sound is difficult to ignore. Television is as much a part of our lives as our meals, work or school. Television because of its rich media is more attractive to us and takes our much attention to it. Naturally, the more time we spend watching TV, the less time we have with our family and friends. Now-a-days many people spend a lot of time watching television.
Television has many negative effects on human's mind. One of the most important effects is that the television confuses the relationship between people in real life. The television provides attractive dramas and films which take over the mind of the viewers. Consequently, the people forget their mundane duties and the viewers start to think about problems of television actors. I think television obsesses human mind. It’s very dangerous for the relationship in family and out of it. For example, parents must require information about their children, about the grade in the school and health condition of children etc. If the parents spend their time watching TV they will be unable to prevent some social deviations like smoking, drinking, drugs etc.
I, for example, after my school work and academy, would much rather spend my time talking with my family members or friends. For me and my family, our time together is precious and beautiful, and could never be replaced or hurt by television.
In short, I do believe that television has destroyed relationship between family and friends. Most people believe that it is merely a temporarily diversion and use it to replace interpersonal relationship or communication. • If we allow TV time, choose age-appropriate programs. Involve older children in setting guidelines for what to watch. Use guides and ratings to help, but beware of unproven claims that programs or DVDs are educational. Even...
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