Do Video Games produce Real-Life Violence? — The disturbing trend of school shootings around the world has dragged violence in video games into the hot seat. But are violent video games actually more capable of producing real violence in gamers or is it just the latest victim of societal hysteria?
Video games and violence; Angelica Ortiz de Gortari response on games; Robotville EU
Do video games cause aggressive tendencies and other negative behaviors? How can games create positive impacts on players and society? Could My.BarackObama.com really be considered “the most influential ‘video game’” in recent history? Gene Koo of the Berkman Center and Scott Seider of Boston University tackle a few of these fascinating questions.
After the Violence — Child rape at Penn State. A murderous rampage in Norway. A new civil war in Sudan. Ruthless drug cartels. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. Hate Crimes. Murder. Genocide. What is wrong with us? Are we really that bad?