Should We Ban Smack
Before I get stated, I’d like to ask you guys for one question: Have you ever got smacked by your parents when you are a little child? If you have, please put your hands up. Alright, it seems everyone has been smacked before, so have I.
A black and white picture of a cross father spanking a little boy who is crying on his knees could be described by people as the “bad old days”. Disciplinary action such as a smack on a child’s bottom is not illegal in Australia and it’s now viewed as “barbaric”. As a result, children get hurt. Many of the parents are the proponents of corporal punishment as it is quicker to implement, costs nothing and deters unruliness. Nevertheless, psychologists are …show more content…
Many of the proponents of smacking argue that smacking is sometimes the most effective form of discipline, which a lot of parents noted that “A slap can go straight to the point very quickly”. Some of the psychologists explain that it may be necessary to smack a child to provide an immediate halt to an unacceptable behavior and it is a way to say “stop” and “listen”. Nevertheless, the most recent researches show that smacking does not achieve what the