Plato - the Greater Part of the Stories Current Today We Shall Have to Reject
Throughout time and history, the concerns of many have been made regarding the influence of the media on children and our young people. Although media, its various forms and those who are in control of them have changed throughout as time has progressed, the concerns still are the same. Plato wrote about the influence that poets had on young people of his time in the same way that those who have analyzed this issue today have revealed the effects of literature and television on today's children.
Plato strongly states in his writing "The …show more content…
It appears definitively that Plato does not object to censorship of reading materials that are accessible by children and that this would not "underrate their ability to think for themselves " He wrote very strongly regarding about god or the gods and how they were portrayed. He stated that whenever god is referenced in any writings, that it must be stated that everything that is good has happened because of or by god, even though bad things that may have occurred were because of god, that no matter what, everything good was done by god. This I do not agree with and feel that children need to understand that god may have done certain things for a reason and that good things do arise out of the bad. Children need to learn that when bad things happen in their lives, that they need to work through them