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Originally posted by unityemissions
Originally posted by tothetenthpower
There is no scientific evidence linking video games to real world violence.
Yes there is. You must not have been looking too much into it. I found several a few years back.
Neither is there any evidence to tie movies to such a thing either. What there is evidence of is that we are slowly creating an atmosphere where violence is regarded as normal and OK.
Yes there is. Those studies go back way further.
edit on 3-1-2013 by unityemissions because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by Gorman91
reply to post by grandmakdw
Video games do indoctrinate and slightly train you. I have and continue to be able to defend myself through actions and reactions I learned in video games.
Originally posted by johngalt722
I've been playing video games for over 20 years and I have never had the slightest inclination to go out and slaughter people or commit violent crimes.
Originally posted by Shaxuul
edit on 5-1-2013 by Shaxuul because: (no reason given)
Are TPTB encouraging violent movies, tv and video games to reduce the surplus population?
The game they played was called "Power Grab". How about instead of reposting internet memes that are not relevant to the conversation you take the time to process information like an adult. Megalomaniacs with armies are a different story from a 13 year old who feels isolated except when slaughtering his supposed foes in simulated HD for hours on end and knows his dad keeps his guns unsecured in a closet.
Im curious about how other posters would feel about letting children from the age 5 and up watch or participate in dog fights everyday for hours on end up close and personal. Its just a game right? They aren't killing "real people".
Apparently according to some posters in this thread the above dog fighting activity/participation should have no affect on a child's psychological development.
Oh you say its different because a child knows the difference in pretend and reality? Im pretty sure I wanted to be a Ninja Turtle when I was a kid and Im probably not alone.
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