Where Have All The Good Cartoons Gone?
be the same again.
Remember Saturday mornings spent lounging on the sofa, hour
hour, watching your favourite cartoons?
there have been a better reward for the long school week that had had to be endured?
Bugs Bunny, Donald Duck, Mickey Mouse brought virtually live into
Back then, they were in black and white,
and back then, they were meant to amuse, to entertain.
has changed - and definitely
Now when you turn on the television on a Saturday or Sunday morning, you do
at your own risk!
Be prepared to confront violence in all its animated glory:
exploding bombs, falling buildings, blazing weapons,
and bad guy after bad guy.
I don't see
is funny about this warped vision of our times and our society.
do I see what's worth watching on these programmes with
gruesome caricatures of good and evil.
Who is responsible for children's programming these days?
It cannot be good for today's youth to be exposed
this type of entertainment.
best they are missing out
the humour, sensitivity and moral lessons that were to be had from the cartoons of old.
At worst, their childish brains are
filled with scenes of non-stop violence
and ideas that are morally corrupt.
Childhood should be a time of innocence,
short-lived as it
be in these turbulent times in which we live.
Perhaps we should bear this in mind the next time we see our child glued
the TV on a Saturday morning.