Monday, January 25, 2010
ADVANTAGES AND DISADVANTAGES OF WATCHING TELEVISION
Nowadays, television has become the most popular media of human kind. It’s also the indispensable device in our daily life. By watching television, we can see many things happened in the surrounding us world, therefore it help us to catch and avoid being dropped back from the world of information. Everyone must agree that the advantages of watching television are very considerable. But beside those benefits , there are some disadvantages that we must notice to be sure that we watch television most effectively.
Beginning from the first one, I must say that television is one of the most important invention in transforming information history . From very long ago, people had already known how to transform information in many different ways but only when the first television programmed was broadcasted , a new age had begun , the age of image transformation.
Television nowadays has been very popular, and almost every family have the access to it. By sitting ideally at home, watching television , you can get a whole look all over the world. The appearance of television and television broadcasting enriches our entertainments. Many events and competition can be watched “live” and many exclusive movies are presented as well, but all are legal and you’re free to enjoy them. In addition, if you want to travel but do not have enough money, I suggest you can enjoy traveling in the television, for example watching the discovery channel or national geography channel.
Many people turn on the television to unwind after a hard day in the office or school. It takes their mind off their responsibilities. Apart from that, watching television also can release their pressure. The variety of programmed, such as comedies and dramas, entertain the viewer and enable them to relax.
Furthermore, the television deserve considered as the unlimited source of information. There are a lot of scientific channel which is suitable for all ages. Those are the fastest and cheapest way to improve your knowledge. Today, television specializes into many channels, each channel satisfies the different audience’s view such as news , sport, and film . So that, we do not have to be a passive viewer. By pressing several simple buttons, you can see your appropriate programmed that fit your taste.
Everything contains good side and bad side and television has no exception . Wasting time is one of the inherent disadvantage of watching television. Let’s imagine : if one day , one person spends a hour watching television without gaining any useful information , then in one year he will waste 365 hours. With that time, you can learn several language as well as finish some studying course.
On the other hand , television programmed are not always suitable for all ages. Sometimes, there are some movies contain sexual material and violence which affected the stormy phase of growing of children and teenagers and should not be watched, even by some adults. It will be extremely dangerous if parents neglect their children to discover the television programmed themselves as they will immediately take influence of what they see . To rectify this situation, parents must supervise their children‘s television watching throughout their childhood and adolescence period. In the aspect of health , spending hours watching television is harmful to your eyesight . Why don’t play some sport and breathe the fresh air .When your eyes are tired , you ‘d better let them rest than continue to paste them in the screen.
However the viewer may find the television so entertaining that they forget their responsibilities. Children do not complete their homework and neglect their studies. Both adult and children may lack sleep due to staying up late to watch a show.
It is important that people do not become too preoccupied with watching television. While they may benefit from some programmers, watching too much television is not advisable.