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Video Game Manufacturers Are in Denial

Andy544 Wrote: Dec 23, 2012 4:09 PM
Having said that, I will also have to note that violent, unstable murderous individuals have existed since the dawn of human history (remember Cain?). Violence and murder are, first and foremost, a condition of the HUMAN HEART.We often hear the expression, "Garbage in, garbage out". The question each of us needs to ask ourselves is: WHAT am I 'feeding' my heart with? Am I feeding it violent images of 'murder' (depicted in a movie or video game)? Or, am I meditating on thoughts and images that bring productivity and LIFE? Remember- 'garbage in, garbage out'.
Carl469 Wrote: Dec 23, 2012 8:44 PM
"Garbage in, garbage out" -- you sound like the worst of Bill Bennett. For the record, I see all kinds of movies: romantic comedies, sci-fi, westerns, detective films, war movies, animated productions -- not one has made me crazy or violent. I just sit back and enjoy the show.

In the wake of the Newtown massacre, Senator John Rockefeller has “called for a national study of the impact of violent videogames on children and a review of the rating system,” but the video game manufacturers claim there is “no connection between entertainment and real-life violence.” Are they in denial?

On Wednesday, December 19th, the Entertainment Software Association (ESA), which represents the $78 billion U.S. videogame industry, offered its “heartfelt prayers and condolences” to the families of the victims, stating that, “the search for meaningful solutions must consider the broad range of actual factors that may have contributed to this...