[Writing] will create forgetfulness in the learners’ souls, because they will not use their memories; they will trust to the external written characters and not remember of themselves. The specific which you have discovered is an aid not to memory, but to reminiscence, and you give your disciples not truth, but only the semblance of truth; they will be hearers of many things and will have learned nothing; they will appear to be omniscient and will generally know nothing; they will be tiresome company, having the show of wisdom without the reality.
“I think Hitler was a beginner compared to the comic-book industry,” wrote psychiatrist Frederic Wertham in his 1954 book, “Seduction of the Innocent,” which linked comics to the rise in juvenile delinquency.
Jazz music was going to make women into dope smoking whores and men into rapist.
Rock and Roll. I wish I could find the quote but there was a doctor, who in congressional testimony, said something along the lines that the rhythm of Paint it Black was antithetical to the beating of the human heart and should be banned from the radio lest it kill off the youth.
Photography was going to easily enable the reproduction of salacious images and corrupt the masses.
We could talk about banned books if ya like but if you don't get my point I'm waiting my breath.
Every new form of media or artistic style seems to have it's doomsayers.
Almost all modern media has had a doctor lead the charge against it on a bassis of "scientifically" quantified danger of moral decay.
You should be careful of what you consume but you should also be carful to have some kind of not clickbaity foundation upon which to base your belifes if you want to ground them in reality.