Essay on Corporal Punishment

1174 Words Jun 26th, 2013 5 Pages
Johnita Donnell
Mr. Jon Schneiderman
Enc 1101
4 April 2013
Corporal Punishment
The question of whether corporal punishment is an effective method of discipline is greatly debated. Corporal Punishment is a form of physical discipline that may cause pain for wrongdoing, or to bring for change in ones attitude which may seem disrespectful. Corporal punishment should not be allowed in my opinion because to what extent is this type of punishment considered abuse, it could traumatize children and it may cause the child to grow up thinking that violence and love is ok.
“In 20011, a CBS news reporter by the name of Maura Kennedy reported that a man from Colorado had been facing charges of child abuse for spanking his own son.” His child
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He also implies that the phrase “with the intention of causing a child to experience pain” could mean anything that causes pain, such as sterilizing a scrape. The most focal forms of corporal punishment are acts that require more than enough force to move the child. Using objects may lean more to the physical abuse than to corporal punishment. Physical punishment can easily be more abrupt and tiptoe along the lines of abuse and serious bodily harm, when a particular object is used. The use of corporal punishment in children may also results in depression as adults. Depression is when a person responds to things that occurred to them as a child when they’re older. As a child when you are physically abused it may take a while for you to respond to them, so once you grow older the delayed reaction because a suppression. When the mind suppresses it remembers events of unacceptable things, thoughts or memories from the mind. When the mind relapses on such things it may cause a person to feel alone. Children become emotionally detached from parents who have hit them. This type of things may also bring forth thoughts of suicide. After being a product of corporal punishment kids start to think “who can they tell” about the situation when the person that is doing the hitting is the one of

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