While television may offer some good programming, much of it is negative and unhealthy. These are six reasons why we can benefit from pursuing healthier hobbies and entertainment than watching television.
Whether you love it, hate it or are indifferent to it, television is a fixture in most American homes today. Ninety-eight percent of households in the United States have at least one television set and 34 percent have two.
Already, Muslim children are used to processed foods and automated living. They are now being trained for 'processed thinking' and 'automated culture' through television. And it is an uneven contest, as the powerful television, through its programming, overpowers our innocent children.
The overall pattern of research findings indicates a positive association between television violence and aggressive behavior.Several variables in the relationship between television violence and aggression related to characteristics of the viewers and to the portrayal of violence are identified, and concerns regarding the effects of television violence are summarized.
Sound Vision aims to produce content that helps build bridges of understanding among Muslims and their neighbors, with emphasis on youth.
Sound Vision would like to see Muslims achieve their full potential as dynamic and creative individuals, who are comfortable with themselves and their environment.
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Radio Islam is America's only live daily Muslim radio talk show that provides a two-way conversation on the air with Muslims and their neighbors in the Chicagoland area.
MuslimFest is an award-winning annual festival celebrating the best in Muslim art, culture, and entertainment, attended by 25,000 visitors in Toronto, Canada, every year.
Adam's World is a series of videos featuring two Muslim puppets, Adam and his sister Aneesah. Adam's World has been a source of creative Islamic education for thousands of young Muslims growing up in North America and Europe.
Justice for All is actively engaged in partnership building, interfaith dialogue and advocacy for human rights, peace and justice.