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took you this much time to figure this out ?
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Well see in a game you can respawn and keep killing
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pretty much. i can run over hundreds of innocent pedestrians in GTA but i feel bad in real life when i kill insects. i understand the boundaries between reality and video games, unlike the soccer moms and news anchors who get all scared about this stuff.
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I hate these "correlation implies causation" studies. They're just a waste of money and obviously are inconclusive.

Just stop people.
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umad Jack Thompson?
    
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post #16 of 33
Quote:
Originally Posted by captain_clayman View Post
pretty much. i can run over hundreds of innocent pedestrians in GTA but i feel bad in real life when i kill insects. i understand the boundaries between reality and video games, unlike the soccer moms and news anchors who get all scared about this stuff.
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LoL, more porn games will lower birth rate, want an example? Just look at Japan.
 
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LOOL! It's true sadly. They have just released another game like that for the 3DS. I forget what it's called.
    
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post #19 of 33
2 theorys:

1. Violent video games keep violent youths inside in front of a game rather than on the streets.

2. It functions as an outlet for violence. Getting it out of your system in the virtual world, rather than the real.
post #20 of 33
Quote:
Originally Posted by Monkey92 View Post
I hate these "correlation implies causation" studies. They're just a waste of money and obviously are inconclusive.

Just stop people.
Yeah, there are way too many of these...on both sides of any hot button issue really.

Usually the people who do the studies at least put a disclaimer on it, but all the pseudo news, social networking and stuff just run a catchy headline.
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