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manny4650
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Tommy.leadbetter
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Video Games make you violent.

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Started: 9/23/2015 Category: Games
Updated: 1 year ago Status: Post Voting Period
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manny4650

Con

Video games don't make you violent. Everybody has sense enough to know the difference between real and unreal. Games are not reality;people should know the difference between reality and fake.
Tommy.leadbetter

Pro

I argue that video games make people on the whole, slightly more prone to violence or accepting of violence. I don't think, and I don't think anyone does, that games alone would make a non-violent person violent, but I argue that they make society more accepting of violence. As a result of making people more accepting of violence, an increase in violence from particular individuals might result.

I also argue that games like call of duty and other violent games encourage bigotry, violence and violent responses to world issues, eg the death penalty and criminal justice, military intervention and war.

I don't think games like this should be banned at all, but I do think they have this effect. Its only bad because we dont have other societal structures in place to make people wise enough to not be strongly influenced by these games. This debate however is about whether or not they make one more violent, which I argue they do-even though only marginally.
Debate Round No. 1
manny4650

Con

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Tommy.leadbetter

Pro

I will give my opponent chance to retaliate, if he wishes he may do so in the comments at no risk of loosing votes-circumstances could be difficult and a loss due to forfeiture is not a true outcome.
Debate Round No. 2
manny4650

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Tommy.leadbetter

Pro

I extend my argument.
Debate Round No. 3
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Debate Round No. 4
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