Psychological impacts of media on youth & its Solution

Authors

  • Sara Javaid

Keywords:

Youth, Media, Psychological problems, Muslim Ummah

Abstract

At present time the Muslim Ummah is going through a time of trial in every aspect.  Muslim Ummah is in the grip of uncountable problems. It can be said that it is the toughest time after the era of Muslims climax. In the 21st century, Ummah is suffering from a challenge that is quite different from all of the intellectual challenges. It is the challenge that has been created by the modern technology that has already created major problems. One of these main issue is the growing psychological problems and moral disadvantages in the young generation, which is increasing every day. Distances from Islamic teachings, unnecessary and unhealthy use of Internet and community pressure are big reasons to increase psychological problems. The culture and intellectual disruption, regional dilemma, mutual hatred and distance, terrorism, suicide & fame of shameless culture in society are demanding a satisfactory solution of these problems to eliminate this unrest and anxiety. The development of science and technology has introduced a new world in the universe, whereas print, electronic and social media did not leave any difficulty in destroying our mentality in terms of cable, computer, internet and mobile. Our young generation, who already have a very little commitment to religion, is going to drift in the flood of wrong ways. Today after forgetting their destination our youth have become a symbol of serious psychological and moral issues. The great majority of our elders too is watching their generation’s downfall as a quiet spectacle, but they do not have the solution and procurement of this problem. Therefore, it is necessary to find the solutions of youth’s intellectual disruption and psychological problems through the teachings of Islam, as well as the guidance of psychological method of treatment. This is the welfare of humanity.

 

Keywords:

At present time the Muslim Ummah is going through a time of trial in every aspect.  Muslim Ummah is in the grip of uncountable problems. It can be said that it is the toughest time after the era of Muslims climax. In the 21st century, Ummah is suffering from a challenge that is quite different from all of the intellectual challenges. It is the challenge that has been created by the modern technology that has already created major problems. One of these main issue is the growing psychological problems and moral disadvantages in the young generation, which is increasing every day. Distances from Islamic teachings, unnecessary and unhealthy use of Internet and community pressure are big reasons to increase psychological problems. The culture and intellectual disruption, regional dilemma, mutual hatred and distance, terrorism, suicide & fame of shameless culture in society are demanding a satisfactory solution of these problems to eliminate this unrest and anxiety. The development of science and technology has introduced a new world in the universe, whereas print, electronic and social media did not leave any difficulty in destroying our mentality in terms of cable, computer, internet and mobile. Our young generation, who already have a very little commitment to religion, is going to drift in the flood of wrong ways. Today after forgetting their destination our youth have become a symbol of serious psychological and moral issues. The great majority of our elders too is watching their generation’s downfall as a quiet spectacle, but they do not have the solution and procurement of this problem. Therefore, it is necessary to find the solutions of youth’s intellectual disruption and psychological problems through the teachings of Islam, as well as the guidance of psychological method of treatment. This is the welfare of humanity.

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Published

28-06-2021