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To: Mr. Silverback

It’s not about reducing gangs in the ‘hood and drudlords and the insane violence FPS videogames.

I never was about that.

It was about thinking about the role of FPS videogames in today’s violence, as Grossman suggests we do.


152 posted on 01/04/2013 7:38:35 PM PST by Katechon
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To: Katechon

No such role has an iota of peer reviewed evidence to back the assertion.

So are you going to answer the question a number of us asked you?


155 posted on 01/04/2013 7:40:09 PM PST by Norm Lenhart
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To: Katechon
It was about thinking about the role of FPS videogames in today’s violence, as Grossman suggests we do.

You mean the role of FPS videogames in reducing today's violence?

157 posted on 01/04/2013 7:42:07 PM PST by Strategerist
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To: Katechon

Now you’re just dodging.

You and Grossman these games have a role in causing this violence. When someone points out the problems with that theory, you act as if you are being asked to solve the gang problem. No, you are not being asked to fix all violence everywhere, you are being asked to show evidence that explains why gang violence is occurring in certain places and not others, even though the kids in both places play FPS games.

I’ll keep it to one specific question. Chicago and Houston have about the same population, demographics and income distribution. One had several hundred more gun murders than the other. Were more copies of FPS games sold in one city than the other?


163 posted on 01/04/2013 7:51:47 PM PST by Mr. Silverback (Don't worry about the cliff. We're going to all land on some rich guy's wallet.)
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