Tag Archives: violence

Do the Wrong Thing

I’ve been thinking a bit about morality in video games, partially due to seeing another mention of how the Grand Theft Auto games, and I think some others of the sort as well, let you brutally murder prostitutes and perform … Continue reading

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Blowhards and Believers

I’ve been thinking recently about why some people have such an affinity for tough talk and threats. I remember hearing that some people became more conservative after the September 11th attacks, and I don’t think it was because they wanted … Continue reading

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Look What You’ve Done, You Juggalo

Insane Clown Posse: A Family Underground – This documentary was filmed at the 2008 Gathering of the Juggalos, a few years before the ICP briefly returned to the public consciousness with their song about how science ruins everybody’s fun. Their … Continue reading

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The Toxicity of Testosterone

This post brings up an interesting point regarding mass shootings that I hadn’t really thought of before, but that makes a lot of sense. Basically, although there are occasional female spree killers, the vast majority are men, and many seem … Continue reading

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War and Pixels

I saw a link to this article on Tumblr, and it addresses a topic I’ve thought about for years. It’s not that I necessarily dislike fighting in video games. Sometimes it can be cathartic. It’s just that so many games … Continue reading

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Don’t Shoot the Blogger

I love when people say that gun control is a bad idea because it wouldn’t stop mass murders. I forgot that we can only pass laws if they’re one hundred per cent effective all the time. It might stop SOME … Continue reading

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Humanity Is Doomed

Did you know the political left hates video games? This right-wing douchebag apparently thinks so, anyway, because the opinions of two people on an aspect of one game amounts to a blanket condemnation of an entire medium by one side … Continue reading

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