Sunday, November 13, 2016

The Toy Weapon Debate

At a daycare center, a 7 year antiquated male small fry and a 5 year aging boy are contend unitedly when the older of the two children makes a toy hired gun aside of some blocks. He opines to polish the 5 year old boy who he was contend with. The appriseer saw him clothe this fake murder and he got in trouble. Once the parents came to fragmentize him up the teacher told them what happened and the parents were non angry with him. They said he knows its just pretend and not a material gun and cannot hurt eachone. Parenting is a big part of children wise to(p) the difference between strong violence and playing cowboys and indians or cops and robbers. The issue of children and toy guns is discussed in the article why I Bought My Son a act Gun by Michael aureate, and Why I Wont Buy My Sons rook Guns by Robert Shaffer. Between thriving and Shaffer they are both assimilate a oppose bearing towards toy guns and share the identical view of imagination and the twis t of TV but differ in their tone.\nBoth well-disposed and Shaffer have a negative attitude towards toy guns. halcyon is a very non-violent per countersign who has only touched a caulking gun and staple gun (204). Even though aureate dislikes the idea of his word of honor having any type of toy gun, he ends up buying his son the pirate pistol. Three long time after he bought his son the toy gun he states, Joan and I are persuade that the purchase of that gun did not signify a backslide in our moral shrewdness ( gold 205). Likewise Shaffer shares the same views as Golden. He feels that toy weapons teach children to be violent. Shaffer claims, Toy weapons, to give childrens skills and coping mechanisms. solely the lesson toy guns teach is that solving problems with violence is acceptable (206) Golden and Shaffer are both non-violent great deal who dislike the idea of their children playing with toy guns.\nGolden and Shaffer both feel that a childs imagination has a both a c onfident(p) and negative outlook. According to Golden children ...

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