Already we get reports of violent attacks by children and sexual assualts on children by children being exposed to things at a younger age than they should have been.
December 5, at December 8, at 7: Or until they are dead. And don't forget the GOP all time favorite For my efforts to share my thoughts, I've been called stupid, ignorant and a multi tude of other names that I am unable to post. Say what you will, but the young mind is very impressionable and can be altered adversely when continuously exposed to this type of violence.
It can cause a disassociation with compassion, much like what we who went through wars experienced.
Back in my youth, the most violent thing we were exposed to was the Bugs Bunny and Road Runner cartoons, which now have been deemed to violent by the children watch groups. When people see violence and death now, they seem unaffected by it as if were the norm. What can one expect? It didn't used to be like that.
Sure wish we could find our morals again. December 5, at 3: I think you are spot in. Further, I feel that the people who call you those names are the ones who play those games and are having a knee jerk reaction at being questioned at what they consider a "game.
Most violent thre esome ever. And I believe you're right.
I must hit a nerve on some of them. But you know me, I have no problem putting it out there. December 5, at 5: That, and we know who actually is responsible for much of the name calling here in CNN.
December 5, at 6: I am not defending video games but they are better than film and music in terms of being helpful to society if used correctly.
Video games can teach multi-tasking, prioritizing and even be used in rehabilitation purposes but the content and manner in which it is delivered needs to put the user in control.
The reason why video games are singled out because they do not contribute to the dems or reps much like other forms of media do and if we remember how much Hillary and Obama raised from Hollywood? I've been a gamer since I was 7 and not once have I done anything physically to hurt others because I understand fiction from reality.
Perhaps they need to focus on the fact that the average IQ is and there should be IQ limits as to who can and cannot watch certain films, listen to certain music or play certain video games. If you're IQ is very close to 80 which 81 and up is considered normal but in reality someone with an IQ of 85 playing Call of Duty compared to someone with an IQ of will walk away differently from the gaming experience December 5, at 4: That is all fine and well.
But he issue here is the connection between the violent video games that glorify violence and are acted out in reality. Gaming is a part of that. I will try to keep this short. But that isn't to say a very small percentage hasn't been influenced in some way The fact is there are numerous top selling violent video games millions and millions of copies sold to millions and millions of people and that data is easily obtainable.
Sony just announced that 3 Billion zombies have been killed in Dead Rising 3 since the Playstation 4's release last month. They were not killed with kindness. If video games really had an impact, we would be in a world of trouble December 6, at 9: Video Games lead to obnoxious teens using profanity while playing CoD.
Two very different things. December 7, at 4: We have been killing each other for a long time, before there was technology to let us do it virtually.
Besides there are plenty of different kinds of games out there that don't involve shoot'em ups. It just so happens that violent video games sell better than less gritty adventures like Pikmin.
The Romans had the Colosseum, now we have our sports and video games to entertain the masses.Aug 25, · Even if violent media are conclusively found to cause real-life violence, we as a society may still decide that we are not willing to regulate violent content.
That’s our right. The new argument that the violent video game industry is using is that violent video games must be harmless because the violent crime rate has gone down since The revulsion mentioned in the opposing argument is predicated on the viewer of revolting possessing full, rational agency.
Should Children Be Banned From Watching Shows That Contain Violence and Other Adult Contents? Music that glorifies violence against women should be banned; Reality TV shows are an important part of popular culture. Censoring Violence in Media. By parents would regard as a troubling amount of violent content for young children to witness.
congressional attempts to assert control over content on pay TV. Violence against women (VAW) takes countless forms, from domestic abuse and dating violence to online and street harassment, sexual harassment at work, rape as a weapon of war, bullying, reproductive coercion, forced and early marriage, stalking, and more.
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