Video Games Cause Violence
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To say that video games cause violence is an outrage. If this was simply but an ounce of truth, then every person who bought a video game that contained violence would become a "killer". However, since they haven't, that leaves one option left, and that's to say that it's simply the persons unstable mind. There have been only a handful of tragic events that have been blamed on video games. Each of those times, the person seemed to be mentally unstable. (Take the Newtown Conneticuit shooting for example).
The same thing can be said for many other things such as movies, books, TV shows, etc... They contain violent content, but they aren't the cause of any violence.
While it might interest some in harming others, it's highly unlikely. People with stable minds know that what is shown on screen is not actually happening in real life. You must be utterly sick-minded to think off attaching a chain saw to a gun, and actually killing people that way. To even imagine that, you need to be confined to a mental institute.
I stil also don't see why people keep singling out video games as a source of violence, when most R rated movies explicitly depict violence in MUCH MUCH worse ways. The amount of blood in Halo is minor, even the amount of blood in Black Ops is. Also, most games have gore filters.
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