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'Dialogue' Required for Violent Video Games

rreid Wrote: Feb 23, 2013 12:21 PM
The games themselves are not the problem! Parents who allow their offspring to make a career of playing them and support them in doing so is the problem! The question is how do we fix stupid? Meantime guard the kids!
Reginald10 Wrote: Feb 23, 2013 2:23 PM
Chicken vs. egg: If the games were unavailable, parents wouldn't have to worry. But now even kids books have mindless violence as a theme: What do you think the "Hunger Games" really are, or the fascination with vampires? It's the Colosseum, brought into your living room; and you can participate without physical harm to yourself.

When violence is a game, how do you stop people from playing?

The Obama administration's assault on the Second Amendment in reaction to Newtown is not a serious solution. It's a Band-Aid on cancer. The NRA's call for armed guards in every school also misses the point. When is anyone going to get serious? The problem is violence, a violence of monstrous and horrific proportions that has infected America's popular culture.

The Hartford Courant reported on Sunday that during a search of Newtown grade-school killer Adam Lanza's home after the shootings, "police found thousands of dollars worth of graphically violent video games." Detectives are exploring whether Adam Lanza might have been emulating the...