It’s interesting to watch cartoons with heroes like Superman and Captain America as an adult. It’s amazingly recognizable the amount or morals teaching context and it’s clear that some were made to sell ideas to kids. You probably remember the most exagerated of all: He-man. Some of you probably remember the lesson in the end of every episode. “Don’t talk to strangers” or “Do everything you mother tells you” and things like that. But not just He-man is like this. Many cartoons were designed to help parents to teach some principles to kids and they showed up in a very convenient time. Parents were spending less and less time at home and more time at work. These kids started to be raised by TV and someone decided that was a good way to leave the character building part of education also to the tube. I’m not sure if it worked and i’m talking about my own generation but i think we are doing fine. Unfortunately i ended up choosing twisted heroes like Batman and Spiderman but that should be expected.

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